The Nature of Canada

The Nature of Canada

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These captivating reflections on the history of our environment and ourselves will make you think differently not only about Canada's past but also about our future.

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In this accessible overview for scholars and undergraduate students, contributors in Canadian studies, environmental history, conservation history, and Arctic history reflect on the environmental history of Canada from the Ice Age to the present. From the local scale to the global scale, they consider the human impact on nature as well as the environment’s impact on humans, touching on fishing, the spread of pathogens, climate change, mining waste, and Indigenous peoples. The book contains b&w contemporary and historical photos, illustrations, and maps. On Point Press is an imprint of UBC Press. Annotation ©2019 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Vancouver :, On Point Press,, 2019
Copyright Date: ©2019
ISBN: 9780774890366
Branch Call Number: 304.20971 NAT
Characteristics: 376 pages :,illustrations, maps ;,23 cm.


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