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As Long As the Rivers Run Hydroelectric Development and Native Communities in Western Canada

By: Waldram, James B.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Winnipeg, MB, University of Manitoba Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19242

ISBN: 0887551432

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Light edgewear to dustjacket ; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar.; 9.2 X 6.0 X 1.2 inches; 253 pages; "In past treaties, the Aboriginal people of Canada surrendered title to their lands in return for guarantees that their traditional ways of life would be protected. Since the 1950s, governments have reneged on these commitments in order to acquire more land and water for hydroelectric development. James B. Waldram examines this controversial topic through an analysis of the politics of hydroelectric dam construction in the Canadian Northwest, focusing on three Aboriginal communitie... View more info