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The industrial transformation of subarctic Canada

The industrial transformation of subarctic Canada

Author: Liza Piper
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, ©2009.
Series: Nature, history, society.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

A revealing history of human impact in the Canadian North, this book focuses on the causes and consequences of the industries that replaced the fur trade.


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Piper, Liza, 1978-
Industrial transformation of subarctic Canada.
Vancouver : UBC Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2009499329
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Liza Piper
ISBN: 9780774815345 0774815345
OCLC Number: 747432057
Awards: Winner of K.D. Srivastava Prize 2010 (Canada)
Winner of Clio Award (North), Canadian Historical Association 2010 (Canada)
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 403 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Foreword: The Nature of Industrialization / Graeme Wynn --
Introduction: The Industrial Colonization of the Northwest --
On the Edge: the 1920s --
Railroad's End: Adaptation --
Industrial Appetites --
Ordered World --
Sub/Terrain --
Harnessing the Wet West --
"Two Weights and Two Measures": Conservation and Conflict in the Fisheries --
Industrial Circuitry --
Hazards of Disassembly --
Conclusion: The Frontiers of High-Energy Civilization.
Series Title: Nature, history, society.
Responsibility: Liza Piper ; foreword by Graeme Wynn.
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Liza Piper captures with detail and insight an essential episode in northern environmental history ... in telling this story Piper provides an immensely valuable perspective not just on northern Read more...

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