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Inventing Stanley Park : an environmental history

Author: Sean Kheraj; Graeme Wynn
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, 2013.
Series: Nature, history, society
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A timely exploration of how the interplay between attitudes toward nature, parks policy, public memory, and the force of nature helped shape one of the world's most famous urban parks.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sean Kheraj; Graeme Wynn
ISBN: 9780774824248 0774824247 9780774824255 0774824255
OCLC Number: 903387152
Notes: Before Stanley Park -- Making the park public -- Improving nature -- City in the park -- Restoring nature.
Awards: Winner of CLIO Prize for BC, Canadian Historical Association 2014 (Canada)
Commended for BC Historical Federation Book Prize 2014 (Canada)
Short-listed for City of Vancouver Book Award 2013 (Canada)
Short-listed for Basil Stuart-Stubbs Prize for Outstanding Scholarly Book on British Columbia, UBC Library 2014 (Canada)
Short-listed for Roderick Haig-Brown Regional Book Prize, BC Book Prizes 2014 (Canada)
Description: XXII, 271 Seiten : Illustrationen, Karten ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foreword: Between Art and Nature / Graeme WynnIntroduction: Knowing Nature through History1 Before Stanley Park2 Making the Park Public3 Improving Nature4 The City in the Park5 Restoring NatureConclusion: Reconciliation with DisturbanceNotes; Bibliography; Index
Series Title: Nature, history, society
Responsibility: Sean Kheraj ; foreword by Graeme Wynn.

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