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Power from the north : territory, identity, and the culture of hydroelectricity in Quebec

Author: Caroline Desbiens
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, ©2013.
Series: Nature, history, society.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A lavishly illustrated history of the Canadian Rangers and their evolving role as defenders and stewards of Canada's remote regions.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Desbiens, Caroline, 1969-
Power from the north.
Vancouver : UBC Press, ©2013
(OCoLC)828140567
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Caroline Desbiens
ISBN: 9780774824187 0774824182 9780774824538 0774824530 9780774824163 0774824166
OCLC Number: 1036285540
Awards: Short-listed for Canada Prize in the Social Sciences, Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences 2015 (Canada)
Short-listed for Dafoe Prize, The Dafoe Foundation 2014 (Canada)
Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 281 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: Part 1: Power and the North. 1 The Nexus of Hydroelectricity in Quebec ; 2 Discovering a New World: James Bay as Eeyou Istchee --
Part 2: Writing the Land. 3 Who Shall Convert the Wilderness into a Flourishing Country? ; 4 From the Roman de la Terre to the Roman des Ressources --
Part 3: Rewriting the land. 5 Pioneers ; 6 Workers ; 7 Spectators --
Conclusion: Ongoing Stories and Powers from the North.
Series Title: Nature, history, society.
Responsibility: Caroline Desbiens ; foreword by Graeme Wynn.
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