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Annual Report of the Government of the Northwest Territories, Council in Transition 1976/ Conseil en transition, Rapport annuel du gouvernement des Territoires du Nord-Ouest
1 Annual Report of the Government of the Northwest Territories, Council in Transition 1976/ Conseil en transition, Rapport annuel du gouvernement des Territoires du Nord-Ouest
Yellowknife, NWT Department of Information Northwest Territories 1976 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
General edgewear, scuffing and creasing of dustjacket, light wear only to book ; A bright, solid book, dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. A square book - 10 1/2 inches ; B&W and Colour Illustrations; 108 pages; Not only does it carry the annual report but gives some historical information on the the original governments going back to the late 1800s. 
Price: 16.50 CDN
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The Geography of the Canadian North  Issues and Challenges, Bone, Robert M.
2 Bone, Robert M. The Geography of the Canadian North Issues and Challenges
Don Mills, ON Oxford University Press 1992 0195407725 / 9780195407723 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
Prev. owner's name on FFEP in ink. Light shelfwear to card covers, minor creasing.; A tight solid book. ; B&W Illustrations; 9 X 5.90 X 0.90 inches; 284 pages; As arctic and Subarctic of the Canadian North take their place in the global economy, the interplay of resource development, the environment, and the peoples of the North has caused dramatic change. This book examines the dominant images of the North and traces the impact of resource exploitation and mega-projects such as Quebec Hydro's massive James Bay development. It includes a discussion of the effects on people's lives--Native people, southern Canadians, and the growth of regional centres and resource towns. With detailed illustrations and problem-oriented discussion of the Canadian North, this volume will provide a balanced look for those concerned with the human and environmental costs of development. 
Price: 15.00 CDN
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3 Flint, Richard Foster The Ice Age in the North American Arctic
Washington, DC US Government Printing Office 1953 Pamphlet Very Good Illustrated by B&W Plates 
Light edge wear, creasing; Side stapled with light green card covers; From the Smithsonian Report for 1952, pp. 243-260; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 17 pages; This is an extract from the 1952 Smithsonian Report 
Price: 13.50 CDN
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Forgotten Places in the North, Gage, S. R.
4 Gage, S. R. Forgotten Places in the North
Oakville ON Mosaic Press 2001 0889627444 / 9780889627444 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
Previous owner's name on half-title page.; A bright, solid book.; B&W Photographs; 8.80 X 5.90 X 1 inches; 166 pages; "Across the broad expanse of Canada's North there are few physical reminders of the rich history of the land and its people. 'Forgotten Places in the North' examines three rare cases where heritage structures have withstood the ravages of time and unforgiving climate. YORK FACTORY was the key staging area of the Hudson's Bay Company for over two hundred years. From its construction in 1830, the "Depot" warehouse held a wealth of trade goods that lured the trappers of the Northwest. HERSCHEL ISLAND, off the north coast of the Yukon, became the unlikely winter home to hundreds of Yankee whalers in the 1890's. The buildings of this abandoned settlement still remain. The MID-CANADA LINE was an electronic Cold War bastion that stretched the length of Canada's 55th parallel. This national project stood against American ambition to the south and the Soviet threat from the north." 
Price: 20.00 CDN
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Life At the Edge of Big Ice, Harrison, D. Phyllis
5 Harrison, D. Phyllis Life At the Edge of Big Ice
Penticton, BC Sage Press 1995 0969828322 / 9780969828327 Softcover Very Good 
Light creasing and soil of card covers ; A tight solid book. Map on back of front cover and double page map of Nunavut toward back of book. ; Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; 0.2 x 11 x 8.5 Inches; Unpaginated pages; A pictorial treatment of the author's experiences at the the edge of Auyuittuq - Big Ice on Broughton Island in 1961. 
Price: 17.50 CDN
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Jock McMeekan's Yellowknife Blade, McMeekan, Jock
6 McMeekan, Jock Jock McMeekan's Yellowknife Blade
Duncan, BC Lambrecht Publications 1984 0919383084 / 9780919383081 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
DJ has small tears. Light shelfwear to DJ and boards. ; Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 162 pages; McMeekan's look at Yellowknife, its history, uranium mining, prospectors, trappers, bush pilots etc. 
Price: 14.50 CDN
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Wires in the Wilderness  The Story of the Yukon Telegraph, Miller, Bill
7 Miller, Bill Wires in the Wilderness The Story of the Yukon Telegraph
Surrey, BC Heritage House Publishing 2004 189438458X / 9781894384582 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Card covers show light shelf wear, corner curl.; A bright, solid book, covers are crisp and clean. ; B&W Photographs; 8.35 X 5.51 X 1.02 inches; 336 pages; This is the tale of how Canada's high northern wilderness was brought into civilization's fold through a frail network of wires laboriously strung between poles and trees for hundreds of desolate miles. The Yukon Telegraph started in 1897, when gold was discovered in the Yukon and the government needed a faster way to communicate with its remote northern territory. The isolated residents, too, wanted a more reliable connection with the outside world.Bill Miller takes readers from the line's conception in 1899 to its abandonment in 1952 through to its status today and its potential for future generations, focusing on the colourful people who lived and worked in the area. His account, enhanced by extensive research and engaging storytelling, reveals a fascinating fragment of Canada's rich history. 
Price: 14.95 CDN
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Toronto, ON Methuen 1981 0458950408 / 9780458950409 First English Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by B&W and Color Plates 
Dust jacket in Mylar. Light wear, extremities a little bumped. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 233 pages; Originally published in 1977 as 'Hoher norden' in Germany. A beautiful coffee table book loaded with information about the history, peoples, flora and fauna as well as the industry. 
Price: 19.50 CDN
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9 The Arctic Institute Of North America ARCTIC, VOLUME 1, ISSUES NO. 1 & 2
The Arctic Institute of North America 1948 Reprint Hardcover Good+ 
Ex-Library; B&W Photographs; Ex-library, with card pocket and "withdrawn" stamp on BFEP. Very clean, it appears that these volumes were rarely, if ever, checked out of the library. This is a bound reprint copy of the magazine "ARCTIC", containing copies of the first and second issues of the magazine from 1948. 
Price: 20.00 CDN
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10 Various ARCTIC VOLUME 2, ISSUES 1, 2 & 3, 1949
The Arctic Institute of North America 1949 Reprint Hardcover Good+ 
Ex-Library; Ex-library edition with card pocket and "withdrawn" stamp on BFEP. It appears that this volume was seldom, if ever taken out at the library. This is a bound reprint of the magazine "ARCTIC" from 1949, issues 1, 2 and 3. Issue 2 includes extensive fold-out maps detailing the areas of permafrost in Canda and the average mean temperature of the area of Canada and the Arctic. 
Price: 20.00 CDN
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The Northward Expansion of Canada, 1914-1967, Zaslow, Morris
11 Zaslow, Morris The Northward Expansion of Canada, 1914-1967
Toronto McClelland and Stewart 1988 0771090714 / 9780771090714 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
DJ has 1" closed tear top back panel, slight sticker damage lower back panel. ; A bright, solid book,dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; The Canadian Centenary Series #16; B&W Illustrations; 9 X 6 X 1 inches; 423 pages; "In the concluding volume of his study of the evolution of the Canadian North since Confederation in 1867, Morris Zaslow details with encyclopedic scope the accelerating change typical of the second half of that era. In this period the frontiers of agriculture and industry swept northward from near the international border to their economic limits. In the search for oil and natural gas, these limits were also close to the country’s physical limits. Assisted by new roads, extended railways, improved river transportation, and the new airplane, settlers, prospectors, and developers cleared land, sought mineral treasures, opened enterprises, and established permanent settlements in areas formerly used for hunting and trapping by Native peoples.At the same time, the institutions of society and government familiar to southern Canadians followed at a more measured pace. Although this northward expansion was temporarily curbed by the Great Depression and wartime, the Second World War brought a new kind of northern development. The exploring expedition during the early-20th century aside, Canadian sensibilities and sovereignty in the Far North were more upset by the presence of United States forces engaged in joint defence projects during the war and in high-technology surveillance in the tense years of the Cold War. All of these activities reduced the possibility for Native peoples to continue to follow their old ways, already compromised by wildlife exploitation and environmental degradation. In the face of challenges from white hunters and resource developers, Native peoples in Canada’s North suffered from ineffectual efforts or benign neglect by government. Unprepared for the social and economic revolution of the 1950s and 1960s, they were overwhelmed by the rush of events. Professor Zaslow follows their problems sympathetically and examines the efforts of recent governments to help them adapt to the new conditions." (jacket blurb) 
Price: 24.95 CDN
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