By Donald G. Wetherell
Donald Wetherell indicates how utilitarian practices, within which people seen animals both as pleasant resources of revenue or as threats to their fiscal and private protection, ruled until eventually the Nineteen Sixties. along those perspectives, notwithstanding, different attitudes asserted that wild animals have been a part of the wonder, secret, and order of the wildlife. He outlines the ways that this later angle received energy after international battle II, exotic through a transforming into conviction that each species has ecological price. via a century within which the ordinary panorama of the prairie zone was once greatly remodeled by means of human job, conflicts constructed over fur and online game administration, over Aboriginal use of the land, and over the protection of endangered species like bison and elk. but the interval additionally observed the production of nationwide parks, zoos, and traditional historical past societies.
Drawing on a wide range of ancient resources and images in addition to present techniques to environmental background, flora and fauna, Land, and other people enriches our knowing of the many-layered relationships among people and nature.
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Wildlife, Land, and People: A Century of Change in Prairie Canada (Carleton Library Series) by Donald G. Wetherell