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The Resource An environmental history of Canada, Laurel Sefton MacDowell

An environmental history of Canada, Laurel Sefton MacDowell

Label
An environmental history of Canada
Title
An environmental history of Canada
Statement of responsibility
Laurel Sefton MacDowell
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traces how Canada's colonial and national development contributed to modern environmental problems such as urban sprawl, the collapse of fisheries, and climate change. Explores human interactions with the land, and the origins of our current environmental crisis, from first peoples to the Kyoto Protocol
Cataloging source
DLC
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1947-
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MacDowell, Laurel Sefton
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Human ecology
  • Natural resources
  • Canada
  • Environmental policy
  • Écologie humaine
  • Ressources naturelles
  • Environnement
  • Environnement
  • Ecology
  • Environmental policy
  • Human ecology
  • Natural resources
  • Canada
  • Humanökologie
  • Natürliche Ressourcen
  • Umweltnutzung
  • Umweltpolitik
  • Kanada
Label
An environmental history of Canada, Laurel Sefton MacDowell
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part 1. Aboriginal peoples and settlers. Encountering a new land ; Settling the land and transforming the "wilderness" -- Part 2. Industrialism, reform, and infrastructure. Early cities and urban reform ; The conservation movement ; Mining resources ; Cars, consumerism, and suburbs -- Part 3. Harnessing nature, harming nature. Changing energy regimes ; Water ; The contested world of food and agriculture -- Part 4. The environmental era. The environmental movement and public policy ; Parks and wildlife ; Coastal fisheries ; The north and climate change
Control code
793944952
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
339 pages
Isbn
9780774821025
Lccn
2013443804
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Master record variable field(s) change: 776
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)793944952
Label
An environmental history of Canada, Laurel Sefton MacDowell
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part 1. Aboriginal peoples and settlers. Encountering a new land ; Settling the land and transforming the "wilderness" -- Part 2. Industrialism, reform, and infrastructure. Early cities and urban reform ; The conservation movement ; Mining resources ; Cars, consumerism, and suburbs -- Part 3. Harnessing nature, harming nature. Changing energy regimes ; Water ; The contested world of food and agriculture -- Part 4. The environmental era. The environmental movement and public policy ; Parks and wildlife ; Coastal fisheries ; The north and climate change
Control code
793944952
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
339 pages
Isbn
9780774821025
Lccn
2013443804
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Master record variable field(s) change: 776
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)793944952

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