Overview:Canada and Arctic North America: An Environmental History - Nature and Human Societies - This comprehensive treatment of the environmental history of northern North America offers a compelling account of the complex encounters of people, technology, culture, and ecology that shaped modern-day Canada and Alaska.From the arrival of the earliest humans to the very latest scientific controversies, the environmental history of Canada and Arctic North America is dramatic, diverse, and crucial for the very survival of the human race. Packed with key facts and analysis, this expert guide explores the complex interplay between human societies and the environment from the Aleutian Islands to the Grand Banks and from the Great Lakes to the Arctic IslandsHow has the challenging environment of America's most northerly regions-with some areas still dominated by native peoples-helped shape politics and trade? What have been the consequences of European contact with this region and its indigenous inhabitants? How did natives and newcomers cope with, and change this vast and forbidding territory? Can a perspective on the past help us in grappling with the conflict between oil exploration and wilderness preservation on the North Slope of Alaska? Part of ABC-CLIO's Nature and Human Societies series, this unique work charts the region's environmental history from prehistory to modern times and is essential reading for students and experts alike.Includes 17 maps charting and illuminating the patterns and changes discussed in the text as well as a broad array of photographs drawn from archival and personal collectionsProvides a comprehensive timeline covering significant events from 50,000 BC to early 2006 and a detailed glossary of important people, events, and concepts, from acid rain to whaling
This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603728588-9781851094370. It was written by the following authors: Mark R. Stoll, Graeme Wynn. Book Canada and Arctic North America: An Environmental History - Nature and Human Societies, which can be read online, published by the company: ABC-CLIO. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Business, Science, Law, Medicine, Technology, Finance. The book was published on 2006-11-10 00:00:00. It has 503 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight 1130 g. File for download Canada and Arctic North America: An Environmental History - Nature and Human Societies has PDF format and is called canada-and-arctic-north-america-an-environmental-history-nature-and-human-societies.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.
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