The Geography of the Canadian North Issues and Challenges

By: Bone, Robert M.

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Prev. owner's name on FFEP in ink. Light shelfwear to card covers, minor creasing.; A tight solid book. ; B&W Illustrations; 9 X 5.90 X 0.90 inches; 284 pages; As arctic and Subarctic of the Canadian North take their place in the global economy, the interplay of resource development, the environment, and the peoples of the North has caused dramatic change. This book examines the dominant images of the North and traces the impact of resource exploitation and mega-projects such as Quebec Hydro's massive James Bay development. It includes a discussion of the effects on people's lives--Native people, southern Canadians, and the growth of regional centres and resource towns. With detailed illustrations and problem-oriented discussion of the Canadian North, this volume will provide a balanced look for those concerned with the human and environmental costs of development.

Title: The Geography of the Canadian North Issues and Challenges

Author Name: Bone, Robert M.

Categories: Geography, North, Canada, Geography,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Don Mills, ON, Oxford University Press: 1992

ISBN Number: 0195407725

ISBN Number 13: 9780195407723

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good+

Seller ID: 16647

Keywords: Natural Resources Economic Conditions Arctic North Maps Native Studies