Canadian Environmental History
This book recasts Canadian history in the context of the environment and encourages students to use concepts such as bioregionalism, environmentalism, and ecological theory to better understand patterns of Canadian settlement, resource use, and changing environmental sensibilities.
- contributions from leading Canadian and international historians, including Colin M. Coates, Ramsay Cooke, Ken Cruikshank, and Donald Worster
- critical thinking questions to spark independent thought and encourage discussion
- comprehensive introductions to help contextualize each major section and orient students
- further reading and relevant websites to point students toward resources for further study
“The material selected represents some of the most current Canadian contributions in environmental history. Its availability to students in a new reader is most welcome.”