The Modern North: People, Politics and the Rejection of Colonialism by Ken S. CoatesThe Modern North: People, Politics and the Rejection of Colonialism by Ken S. Coates

The Modern North: People, Politics and the Rejection of Colonialism

byKen S. Coates, Judith Powell

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Published in 1989, The Modern North examines the experience of the peoples of the Yukon and Northwest Territories from the Berger inquiry of 1975 and onwards.

Untangling the varied strands that make up the Northern tapestry--its resourceful peoples, its awesome physical landscape, its political and economic agenda in the late 1980s--they portray in vivid colours a society struggling to cast off the chains of colonialism and define its own future.

The Modern North offers a sensitive assessment of the people and forces shaping the Yukon and Northwest Territories in the 1980s.
KEN S. COATES is Professor of history and Dean, Faculty of Arts, atthe University of Waterloo. He has taught at universities across Canada as well as in New Zealand. He served as the Founding Vice President Academic) at the University of Northern British Columbia and has previously held the position of dean at both the University of N...
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Title:The Modern North: People, Politics and the Rejection of ColonialismFormat:PaperbackDimensions:168 pages, 9 × 6 × 1 inPublisher:James Lorimer & Company Ltd., Publishers

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ISBN - 10:1550281208

ISBN - 13:9781550281200

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