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Turning Trees Into Dollars The British Columbia Coastal Lumber Industry, 1858-1913

By: Hak, Gordon H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 2000

Seller ID: 17210

ISBN: 0802083056

Condition: Near Fine


A bright, solid book.; 8.82 X 5.98 X 0.79 inches; 239 pages; "The coastal forests of British Columbia are currently a source of controversy, with clashes between corporations, workers, environmentalists, Aboriginals, and politicians frequently in the national media. "Turning Trees into Dollars" sheds light on the historical complexities that lie behind the ongoing crisis. This is a comprehensive account of the formative years of the British Columbian forestry industry. Pinning the historical facts on the central concept of market capitalism, Gordon Hak traces the political, geograp... View more info