Method and Meaning in Canadian Environmental History

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Method and Meaning in Canadian Environmental History, Alan MacEachern and William J. Turkel, eds. (Nelson: Toronto, 2009).

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Front Matter


Alan MacEachern, “An Introduction, in Theory and Practice”

Graeme Wynn, “Travels with George Perkins Marsh: Notes on a Journey into Environmental History”

Donald Worster, “Ice, Worms, and Dirt: The Power of Nature in North American History”

Peter E. Pope, “Historical Archaeology and the Maritime Cultural Landscape of the Atlantic Fishery”

Carolyn Podruchny, “Writing, Ritual, and Folklore: Imagining the Cultural Geography of Voyageurs”

Lyle Dick, “People and Animals in the Arctic: Mediating between Indigenous and Western Knowledge”

Liza Piper, “Colloquial Meteorology”

R. W. Sandwell, “History as Experiment: Microhistory and Environmental History”

Colin M. Coates, “Seeing and Not Seeing: Landscape Art as a Historical Source”

Catriona Mortimer-Sandilands, “Finding Emily”

John F. Varty, “Trust in Bread and Bologna: Promoting Prairie Wheat in the Twentieth Century”

Alan MacEachern, “Lost in Shipping: Canadian National Parks and the International Donation of Wildlife”

Michèle Dagenais, “The Urbanization of Nature: Water Networks and Green Spaces in Montreal”

Joanna Dean, “Seeing Trees, Thinking Forests: Urban Forestry at the University of Toronto in the 1960s”

Matthew Evenden, “Mapping Cold War Canada: George Kimble’s Canadian Military Geography, 1949”

Stéphane Castonguay and Diane Saint-Laurent, “Reconstructing Reforestation: Changing Land-Use Patterns along the Saint-Francois River in the Eastern Townships”

Stephen Bocking, “Nature’s Stories? Pursuing Science in Environmental History”

William J. Turkel, “It Costs Something to Learn Something: Property Rights, Information Costs, and the Struggle at Fish Lake”


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