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Distributed for University of British Columbia Press

This Elusive Land

Women and the Canadian Environment

Distributed for University of British Columbia Press

This Elusive Land

Women and the Canadian Environment

This Elusive Land introduces readers to women’s perceptions and experiences of the Canadian natural environment. This multidisciplinary anthology discusses the ways in which women integrate the social and biophysical settings of their lives, featuring a range of contexts and issues in which gender mediates, inspires, and informs a sense of belonging to and in this land. In particular, the historical association of women with “domestic” nature is challenged by the investigation of women’s lives in a broad range of environments.

408 pages


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