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Home is the hunter : the James Bay Cree and their land

Home is the hunter : the James Bay Cree and their land

Author: Hans M Carlson
Publisher: Vancouver, B.C. : University of British Columbia Press ; London : Eurospan [distributor], 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The James Bay Cree lived in relative isolation until 1970, when Northern Quebec was swept up in the political and cultural changes of the Quiet Revolution. Home Is the Hunter presents the historical,  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hans M Carlson
ISBN: 9780774814942 0774814942
OCLC Number: 318675132
Awards: Short-listed for Harold Adams Innis Prize, Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences 2010 (Canada)
Description: 1 v. : ill., maps. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Foreword: Dignity and Power / Graeme WynnAcknowledgments1 Introduction: Why James Bay?2 Imagining the Land3 Inland Engagement4 Christians and Cree5 Marginal Existences6 Management and Moral Economy7 Flooding the Garden8 Conclusion: Journeys of Wellness, Walks of the HeartPostscriptNotesBibliographyIndex
Responsibility: Hans M. Carlson ; foreword by Graeme Wynn.


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