Settlement and the Forest Frontier in Eastern Canada; Settlement and the Mining Frontier

LOWER, A. R. M.; INNIS, Harold A.

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Topics include: geography of the forest regions; relationships between settlement and forest exploitation in the older districts; lumber industry in the Canadas; lumbering and farming as rivals in the Laurentian Plateau; provincial policy after Confederation; colonization policy of Quebec; land and forest policy of Ontario; pulp and paper industry. Second book: Yukon Territory; Klondike Rush; railway; dredges and hydraulic operations; Kootenay Region before and after the Crowsnest Pass Railway; silver and gold in Northern Ontario; etc. Many appendices including Racial Composition of Population of Pioneer Districts of Quebec and Ontario 1931.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: The Macmillan Company of Canada Limited
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1936
  • Place Published: Toronto
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Ex library - fair
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    Canadian Frontiers of Settlement vol. IX. xiv, 424 p. 26 cm. 81 b&w illustrations. Blue cloth hardcover. Ex library with call label on lower spine, labels and ink stamps on endpapers, stamps on text block edges. Corners, spine ends, and edges worn and boards rubbed. A few ink marks throughout, faint stain to margins pp. 258-259.

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