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Game in the garden : a human history of wildlife in Western Canada to 1940

Game in the garden : a human history of wildlife in Western Canada to 1940

Author: George Colpitts
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, [2008], ©2002.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

This intriguing book identifies the imaginative use of wild animals in early western society and shows how attitudes to wild animals changed according to subsistence and economic needs and how  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Livre électronique (Descripteur de forme)
Ressource Internet (Descripteur de forme)
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: George Colpitts
OCLC Number: 757056369
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 10 oct. 2008).
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Illustrations and TablesAcknowledgmentsIntroduction1 Amerindians, Voyageurs, and the Animal Exchange in the Western Fur Trade2 The Territorial Period, Game Crisis, and the Western Domestication Movement3 From Meat to Sport Hunting4 Boosters, Wildlife, and Western Myths of Superabundance5 Pioneer Society and Fish and Game Protection ConclusionAppendix: Independent Conservation Associations in Western CanadaNotesSelected BibliographyIndex
Responsibility: George Colpitts.


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Part of the challenge of conserving biological diversity in the 21st century, Colpitts argues, will be to grapple with old, utilitarian understandings of nature and wildlife. [Game in the Garden] is Read more...

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