Awful splendour : a fire history of Canada (Book, 2008) []
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Awful splendour : a fire history of Canada

Awful splendour : a fire history of Canada

Author: Stephen J Pyne; Graeme Wynn
Publisher: Vancouver [B.C.] : UBC Press, [2008], ©2007.
Series: Nature, history, society.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

Fire is a defining element in Canadian land and life. With few exceptions, Canada's forests and prairies have evolved with fire; its peoples have exploited fire and sought to protect themselves from  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen J Pyne; Graeme Wynn
ISBN: 9780774813921 077481392X
OCLC Number: 256944415
Notes: "Paperback release date: 7/1/2008"--UBC Press website.
Description: xxix, 549 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 23 cm.
Contents: White Canada --
Torch --
Axe --
Engine --
Green Canada.
Series Title: Nature, history, society.
Responsibility: Stephen J. Pyne ; foreword by Graeme Wynn.
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Awful Splendour bravely goes beyond all of the fire studies, incorporating their separate insights into exhaustive original research to form a sweeping narrative that examines the roles of fire and Read more...

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