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By Colin M. Coates

ISBN-10: 155238814X

ISBN-13: 9781552388143

stories of the novel environmental politics of the Nineteen Sixties have tended to downplay the level to which a lot of that countercultural highbrow and social ferment endured into the Nineteen Seventies and Nineteen Eighties. Canadian Countercultures and the surroundings provides to our wisdom of this understudied interval. This assortment contributes a sustained research of the start of significant environmental debates during this period and examines a number concerns concerning wide environmental matters, issues which emerged as key issues within the context of chilly battle army investments and experiments, the oil hindrance of the Nineteen Seventies, debates over gendered roles, and the expanding recognition to city pollutants and pesticide use.

No different booklet facing this era covers the wide variety of environmental subject matters (among others, activism, midwifery, natural farming, recycling, city biking, and communal residing) or geographic locales, from Yukon to Atlantic Canada. jointly, they display how this era motivated and expert environmental motion and matters in ways in which have had a long term effect on Canadian society.

With contributions by:
Matt Cavers
Megan Davies
Nancy Janovicek
Alan MacEachern
David Neufeld
Ryan O'Connor
Daniel Ross
Henry Trim
Sharon Weaver

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