Book ID: CBB001553568

Resettling the Range: Animals, Ecologies, and Human Communities in British Columbia (2015)


Thistle, John (Author)

UBC Press

Publication Date: 2015
Physical Details: xxiii + 218 pp.; ill.; maps
Language: English

The ranchers who resettled British Columbia's interior in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries depended on grassland for their cattle, but in this they faced some unlikely competition from grasshoppers and wild horses. With the help of the government, settlers resolved to rid the range of both. Resettling the Range explores the ecology and history of the grassland and the people who lived there by looking closely at these eradication efforts, in the process uncovering in the claims of "range improvement" and "rational land use" more complicated stories of dispossession and marginalization.

Reviewed By

Review Etienne S. Benson (2016) Review of "Resettling the Range: Animals, Ecologies, and Human Communities in British Columbia". Agricultural History (pp. 145-147). unapi

Review Binnema, Ted (2015) Review of "Resettling the Range: Animals, Ecologies, and Human Communities in British Columbia". Environmental History (pp. 807-808). unapi

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Authors & Contributors
Rockel, Stephen J.
Andrés, Benny J.
Boyer, Christopher R.
Zarrilli, Adrian Gustavo
Wittering, Shirley
Tully, John A.
International Journal of African Historical Studies
Environmental History
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Environment and History
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University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
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Environmental history
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Marx, Karl
Time Periods
19th century
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20th century, early
18th century
United States
Tanzania (Tanganyika, Zanzibar)
British Columbia (Canada)
Western states (U.S.)

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