The Regional Geography of Canada

Hardcover | October 1, 2013

byRobert M. Bone

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Identifying and exploring Canada's six regions - Atlantic Canada, Quebec, Ontario, Western Canada, British Columbia, and the Territorial North - author Robert Bone guides students through the basic physical, historical, cultural, social, and economic features of each region, nurturing anappreciation of this country's amazing diversity.

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Identifying and exploring Canada's six regions - Atlantic Canada, Quebec, Ontario, Western Canada, British Columbia, and the Territorial North - author Robert Bone guides students through the basic physical, historical, cultural, social, and economic features of each region, nurturing anappreciation of this country's amazing diversity.

Robert M. Bone is professor emeritus at the University of Saskatchewan. In addition to successfully authoring six editions of The Regional Geography of Canada, Bob has also authored four editions of The Canadian North. He is still active with The Canadian Association of Geographers (CAG).

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:528 pages, 10 × 8 × 0.63 inPublished:October 1, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199002428

ISBN - 13:9780199002429

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Table of Contents

1. Regions of CanadaGeography as a DisciplineRegional GeographyCanada's Geographic RegionsThe Dynamic Nature of RegionsSense of PlaceFaultlines within CanadaThe Core/Periphery TheoryThe Global EconomyCanada in the Global WorldCanada-US Trade RelationsUnderstanding Canada's Regions2. Canada's Physical BasePhysical Variations within CanadaThe Nature of LandformsPhysiographic RegionsGeographic LocationClimateMajor Drainage BasinsEnvironmental ChallengesCanada and Global Warming3. Canada's Historical GeographyThe First PeopleThe Second PeopleThe Third PeopleThe Territorial Evolution of CanadaFaultlines in Canada's Early YearsThe Centralist/Decentralist FaultlineThe Aboriginal/ Non-Aboriginal FaultlineThe Immigration FaultlineThe French/English Faultline4. Canada's Human FaceCanada's PopulationUrban PopulationPopulation ChangeImmigrationCanada's Aging PopulationSense of Place: Now and ThenCanada's Economic Face5. OntarioOntario within CanadaOntario's Physical GeographyClimate and AgricultureEnvironmental ChallengesOntario's Historical GeographyOntario TodayKey Topic: The Automobile IndustryNorthern OntarioOntario's Urban Geography6. QuebecQuebec's Culture, Identity, and LanguageQuebec's Place within CanadaQuebec's Physical GeographyEnvironmental ChallengesQuebec's Historical GeographyQuebec TodayQuebec's EconomyKey Topic: Hydro-QuebecTourismSouthern QuebecQuebec's Urban GeographyThe French/English Faultline in Quebec7. British ColumbiaBritish Columbia within CanadaBritish Columbia's Physical GeographyEnvironmental ChallengesBritish Columbia's Historical GeographyBritish Columbia TodayBritish Columbia's WealthKey Topic: ForestryBritish Columbia's Urban GeographyFaultlines in BC8. Western CanadaWestern Canada within CanadaWestern Canada's Physical GeographyEnvironmental ChallengesWestern Canada's Historical GeographyKey Topic: AgricultureWestern Canada's Resource BaseWestern Canada's PopulationWestern Canada's Urban GeographyFaultline: Aboriginal/Non-Aboriginal Populations9. Atlantic CanadaAtlantic Canada within CanadaAtlantic Canada's Physical GeographyEnvironmental ChallengesAtlantic Canada's Historical GeographyAtlantic Canada TodayKey Topic: The Fishing IndustryAtlantic Canada's Resource WealthAtlantic Canada's PopulationAtlantic Canada's Urban Geography10. The Territorial NorthThe Territorial North within CanadaPhysical Geography of the Territorial NorthEnvironmental Challenge: Global WarmingHistorical Geography of the Territorial NorthArctic Sovereignty: The Arctic Ocean and the Northwest PassageThe Territorial North TodayResource Development in the Territorial NorthKey Topic: Megaprojects11. A Country of Regions within a Global EconomyRegional Character and StructureCanada's FaultlinesCanada and the Global EconomyThe FutureGlossaryWebsitesNotesBibliographyIndexNote: Each chapter includes:- Introduction- Chapter Overview- Summary- Challenge Questions- Further Reading