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Title The borderlands of the American and Canadian Wests : essays on regional history of the forty-ninth parallel / edited by Sterling Evans
Published Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (xxxv, 386 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Duty-free : an introduction to the practice of regional history along the forty-ninth parallel / Thomas D. Isern and R. Bruce Shepard -- pt. 1. Defining the region, defining the border. The case for cross-national and comparative history : the Northwestern Plains as bioregion / Theodore Binnema -- The Pacific Coast borderlands and frontier / Leonard J. Evenden and Daniel E. Turbeville III -- Conceptual and practical boundaries : West Coast Indians/First Nations on the border of contagion in the post-9/11 era / Bruce Granville Miller -- pt. 2. Colonizing the borderlands with trails, the law, and ranching. The trail to the North in Whoop-Up Country / Paul F. Sharp -- Above the blue line : policing the frontier in the Canadian and American West, 1870-1900 / Marian C. McKenna -- Does the border matter? : cattle ranching and the forty-ninth parallel / Terry G. Jordan-Bychkov -- "Their own country" : race, gender, landscape, and colonization around the forty-ninth parallel, 1862-1900 / Sheila McManus -- pt. 3. Seeking sanctuary on both sides of the line. The border, the buffalo, and the Métis of Montana / Gerhard J. Ens -- Crossing the line : race, nationality, and the deportation of the "Canadian" Crees in the Canada-U.S. borderlands, 1890-1900 / Michel Hogue -- Charles Ora Card and Mormon settlement on the Northwestern Plains borderlands / Peter S. Morris -- pt. 4. Farming, industry, and labor interactions in the borderlands. The twine line : Mexican henequen, U.S.-Canadian relations, and binder twine in the Northern Plains and Prairie Provinces, 1890-1950 / Sterling Evans -- Hoboes across the border : itinerant cross-border laborers between Montana and Western Canada / Evelyne Stitt Pickett -- "Nature's garden and a possible utopia" : farming for fruit and industrious men in the transboundary Pacific Northwest, 1895-1914 / Jason Patrick Bennett -- pt. 5. Crossing the medicine line in the twentieth century. Refugees from Volstead : cross-boundary tourism in the Northwest during Prohibition / Stephen T. Moore -- Hoods across the border : the Ku Klux Klan and the Far Right in the American and Canadian Wests / Eckard V. Toy, Jr. -- Fugitives from injustice : Vietnam War draft dodgers and deserters in British Columbia / Renée G. Kasinsky -- Addendum : Seeking refuge for medical marijuana use in the early twenty-first century / Sterling Evans -- pt. 6. Natural resources, conservation, and environmental issues in the borderlands. Fishing the line : political boundaries and border fluidity in the Pacific Northwest borderlands, 1880-1930s / Lissa Wadewitz -- "The geology recognizes no boundaries" : shifting borders in Waterton Lakes National Park / Catriona Mortimer-Sandilands -- Whoa! Canada : environmental issues and activism along the Alberta-Montana border / Todd Wilkinson -- Afterword : Comparing Western borderlands and their future study / Sterling Evans
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Group identity -- Canada, Western.
Group identity -- West (U.S.)
Regionalism -- Canada, Western.
Regionalism -- Northern boundary of the United States.
Regionalism -- West (U.S.)
Canada -- Relations -- United States.
Canada, Western -- Social conditions.
Northern boundary of the United States -- Social conditions.
United States -- Relations -- Canada.
West (U.S.) -- Social conditions.
Form Electronic book
Author Evans, Sterling, 1959-
ISBN 0803256345 (electronic bk.)
9780803256347 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(cloth ; alk. paper)