By John C. Hudson
In response to a long time of analysis and written in transparent, concise prose by way of one of many most suitable geographers in North the United States, John C. Hudson's throughout This Land is a entire neighborhood geography of the North American continent.Clearly geared up, the e-book divides the whole usa and Canada into six significant areas, then extra subdivides them into twelve smaller components. Hudson emphasizes every one area or area's distinguishing place-specific attributes, including—to a bigger measure than prior neighborhood geographies—political concerns. during this means, the booklet tells the tale of every area, hoping on a brisk narrative that unearths the dynamic strategies in their special features. the 1st wide nearby geography of the North American continent in over seventy-five years, Hudson's throughout This Land becomes the normal textual content in geography classes facing Canada and the U.S. in addition to a well-liked reference paintings for students, scholars, and lay readers.
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Extra resources for Across This Land: A Regional Geography of the United States and Canada (Creating the North American Landscape)
Border that was given the informal name Cantons de l’Est (Eastern Townships) and later called Estrie. Estrie is overwhelmingly Francophone today, but its distinctiveness derives from its Anglophone past. The character of the Eastern Townships was stamped even more boldly with the arrival of thousands of British immigrants in the early decades of the th century. English law, freehold tenure, and a township land-survey system added further contrasts with the French traditions of Quebec. For a time land companies held large tracts that were sold primarily to Anglophone settlers, a practice that temporarily isolated the Eastern Townships from the rest of Quebec.
Quebec cheese and butter found markets in the United States. The seigneurial system itself fell victim to the changes in Quebec agriculture and society; it was abolished in . The inﬂuence of Quebec’s landed nobility had declined, diluted in part by the presence of a merchant class of seigneurs, both Anglo and French, and much more by a shift in wealth toward the cities. Among the institutions of ancien regime France that remained part of the fabric of Quebec society, the ultramontanist Roman Catholic church was by far the most important.
Image not available. tion of a bilingual Canada—or an ethnic French Canada that presumably exists wherever French speakers are found—is considered irrelevant by the many who seek establishment of a sovereign Quebec state rather than to continue as a Francophone province within the Canadian state. Contemporary Quebec-Canada tensions originate in the long memories of a conquered people. In North America the fall of France and the ascendancy of Great Britain took place between and as a result of the Seven Years’ War between the two countries.
Across This Land: A Regional Geography of the United States and Canada (Creating the North American Landscape) by John C. Hudson