Vancouver and its region / edited by Graeme Wynn and Timothy Oke

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Subjects: Vancouver (B.C.)--Geography
Lower Mainland (B.C.)--Geography
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Vancouver : UBC Press, c1992
LC Classification: F
Physical Description: xvii, 333 p. : ill., maps ; 27 cm
Table of Contents: Preface and acknowledgments
Introduction / Graeme Wynn
1. Views of the metropolitan area / Alfred H. Siemens 1
2. The primordial environment / O. Slaymaker, M. Bovis, M. North, T.R. Oke, J. Ryder 17
3. The Lower Mainland, 1820-81 / Cole Harris 38
4. The rise of Vancouver / Graeme Wynn 69
5. Primordial to prim order: A century of environmental change / T.R. Oke, M. North, O. Slaymaker 149
6. Vancouver, the province, and the Pacific Rim / Trevor J. Barnes, David W. Edgington, Kenneth G. Denike, Terry G. McGee 171
7. Vancouver since the Second World War: An economic geography / Robert N. North, Walter G. Hardwick 200
8. Time to grow up? From urban village to world city, 1966-91 / David Ley, Daniel Hiebert, Geraldine Pratt 234
9. The biophysical environment today / D.G. Steyn, M. Bovis, M. North, O. Slaymaker 267
Epilogue / Derek Gregory 291
Bibliographical notes 299
Credits 317
Contributors 321
Index 323
Additional Authors: Wynn, Graeme, 1946-
Oke, T. R
Notes: LCCN: cn 92091114
ISBN: 0774804076 (bound) :$45.00
ISBN: 0774804211 (pbk.) :$29.95
Includes bibliographical references (p. [299]-316) and index
OCLC Number: 25372649
ISBN/ISSN: 0774804076
0774804211