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Published: 03 March 2016

336 Pages | 40 photographs; 33 tables; 12 figures


ISBN: 9780199019410

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This text is published by OUP Higher Education Division

The Canadian North

Issues and Challenges

Fifth Edition

Robert M. Bone

  • Balanced approach. Combines both the history and geography of the Canadian North with current debates, offering students an even-handed treatment of the region's unique issues and challenges.
  • Comprehensive. The only text of its kind to provide the scope and detail necessary to understand the political, geographical, social, and economic forces that have shaped - and continue to shape - Arctic Canada.
  • Authoritative. Written by an esteemed expert in the field, this market-leading text has successfully introduced students to the geography of Northern Canada for over two decades.
  • Accessible. A jargon-free, straightforward writing style makes the text highly readable and engaging for students.
  • Thought-provoking vignettes examine a wide variety of crucial concepts—from culture clash to corporate responsibility to marine sovereignty—to encourage critical thinking and spark classroom discussion.
  • Student-friendly learning tools—including Challenge questions at the end of each chapter, lists of references and selected readings, and an expanded glossary of key terms—help students develop a deeper understanding of the many complex issues affecting the Canadian North.

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