Episode 57: Why Study Canada?
Why study Canadian environmental history? Where does Canada fit in global perspectives of environmental history?
This episode focuses on the role of Canada in environmental history and explores some of the reasons why some scholars study the environmental history of Canada. Three historians based outside of Canada join the podcast to explain their research and why they chose to study Canadian environmental history.
Saari, Paula. “Marketing Nature: The Canadian National Parks Branch and Constructing the Portrayal of National Parks in Promotional Brochures, 1936-1970” Environment and History 21, no. 3 (August 2015): 401-446.
Coates, Colin. “Who Killed Canadian Studies?” ActiveHistory.ca, 19 February 2015 http://activehistory.ca/2015/02/who-killed-canadian-studies/
Stuhl, Andrew. Unfreezing the Arctic: Science, Colonialism, and the Transformation of Inuit Lands Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2016.
Pyne, Stephen. Awful Splendour: A Fire History of Canada Vancouver: UBC Press, 2007.
“Piano romance” by THEJRSOUNDDESIGN
“The Flying of a Leaf” by Mattia Vlad Morleo
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“Sky Colors” by Sea Stock
“Good Old Times” by Alex Cohen
Library and Archives Canada, 2013. Source: Sean Kheraj
Kheraj, Sean. “Episode 57: Why Study Canada?” Nature’s Past: Canadian Environmental History Podcast. 13 September 2017.
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