Canada: A Nation of Regions

Paperback | May 3, 2006

byBrett McGillivray

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Canada: A Nation of Regions is a comprehensive survey of the regional geography of Canada. Explaining the processes, physical and human, that have shaped and continue to modify this country, Brett McGillivray tells the stories of the interactions between Canada's peoples and landscapes. At thesame time he draws attention to Canada's place in the global context and the international factors that have so much power to influence the direction of economic development here. Designed to be accessible to students without any previous background while offering enough complexity for geographymajors, Canada: A Nation of Regions provides a lively and engaging introduction to the discipline.

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Canada: A Nation of Regions is a comprehensive survey of the regional geography of Canada. Explaining the processes, physical and human, that have shaped and continue to modify this country, Brett McGillivray tells the stories of the interactions between Canada's peoples and landscapes. At thesame time he draws attention to Canada's pl...

Brett McGillivray is head of the Department of Geography at Capilano College in North Vancouver.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:386 pages, 10 × 8 × 0.75 inPublished:May 3, 2006Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195423267

ISBN - 13:9780195423266

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Table of Contents

PrefacePart I: Viewing Canada, Past and Present1. Canada in Geographic Perspective2. Canada's Physical Characteristics3. Conflict and Conquest: The Historic Shaping of the Canadian Landscape4. Canada within the World EconomyPart II: Canada from a Regional Perspective5. Quebec: Maintaining a Distinct Society6. Ontario: The Dominant Half of the Core7. The Maritimes: Settlements on the Eastern Periphery8. Newfoundland and Labrador: Resource Dependency9. The Prairie Provinces10. British Columbia: Canada's New Front Door11. The North: Resource Frontier and Native LandPart III: Canadian Issues from a Geographic Perspective12. A Nation of RegionsIndex