HIST 220 - History of the Canadian North

HIST 220 examines the history of the Canadian North from its aboriginal past through to the present. Emphasis, however, is on political and social developments from the mid-nineteenth century to the present. Topics include exploration, whaling, and the fur trade; mining, scientific study and non-Indigenous settlement; World War II and growth of state involvement in and control of Indigenous people's lives; land claims, self-government and devolution; and contemporary Arctic issues.
Prerequisite(s): 2nd-year standing in the School of Liberal Arts or School of Science.

HIST 220
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