Industrialization

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Mining Country

A History of Canada's Mines and Miners

Mining has had a significant presence in every part of Canada — from the east to west coasts to the far north. This book tells the stories of those who built Canada’s mining industry. … ; 226 View

National Dreams

Myth, Mystery, and Canadian History

As Canadians, we remember the stories told to us in high-school history class as condensed images of the past—the glorious Mountie, the fearsome Native, the Last Spike. National … 217 View
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Introduction

From: Mining Country

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Chapter 1

Deep Roots

From: Mining Country

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This chapter discusses the earliest examples of mining in Canada. These include examples of metalwork and extraction practiced by pre-columbian indigenous communities as well as the first … ; 24 $2.40 Add
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Making Tracks

The Myth of CPR

From: National Dreams

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The myth of the CPR as creator of the country is, in fact, as old as the railway itself, which is not surprising given that it was the railway itself which created the myth. The mundane act of … 39 $1.17 Add
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The Grand Delusion

From: Humanizing the Economy

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Homo Economicus Industrialization and Social Defence 24 $2.40 Add
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Mining from Colony to Nation

From: Mining Country

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This chapter discusses mining in Canada throughout the 19th century. Topics discussed include coal mining in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, and the Yukon gold rush. The authors discuss the political, … ; 42 $4.20 Add
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Mining and the Industrial Boom

From: Mining Country

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This chapter discusses the peak of mining in Canada during the early 20th century. Topics discussed in this chapter include mining disasters that occurred during the early 20th century, the … ; 52 $5.20 Add
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The Sway From the Bay, 1821–1889

From: North of Superior

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Looks at the transformation of Northwestern Ontario during this time from a fur-trade hinterland to one whose primary purpose was to serve the industrial needs of the south. Analyzes how this … ; 24 $2.40 Add
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New Frontiers and the Post-War Mining Boom

From: Mining Country

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This chapter discusses shifts in Canada’s mining industry in the past-war era. Topics discussed in this chapter include the history of asbestos mining in Quebec, the growth of mining in the … ; 40 $4.00 Add
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Rough Terrain, 1973-2016

From: Mining Country

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This chapter discusses mining in Canada at the end of the 20th century, and into the early 21st century. Topics discussed in this chapter include increasing resistance to new mines from … ; 26 $2.60 Add
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Heritage, History, and Zombie Mines

From: Mining Country

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This chapter discusses abandoned mines throughout Canada and efforts to contain pollution and reclaim devastated land. ; 14 $1.40 Add
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Conclusion

The History and Future of Mining in Canada

From: Mining Country

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Great White Hope

The Myth of North

From: National Dreams

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There have been writers, politicians, intellectuals who believed that it was its northernness which made Canada distinct. The "cult of the North" gained coherent expression for the … 46 $1.84 Add
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Northwestern Ontario Since the 1980s

From: North of Superior

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Looks at the change in perception in the late 1980s to a worry of jobs leaving the region. Analyzes the decline of industrialism, post-industrial changes and the rise of Aboriginal Influence. ; 8 $0.80 Add
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The Bureaucrat’s Indian

From: The Imaginary Indian, 2nd Edition

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For many decades, government Indian policy was premised on an image of the Indian as inferior. Officials repeatedly described Indians as children. Like children, Indians could not be given full … 48 $1.92 Add