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Book/Printed Material A historical and legal study of sovereignty in the Canadian north : terrestrial sovereignty, 1870-1939

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Title

  • A historical and legal study of sovereignty in the Canadian north : terrestrial sovereignty, 1870-1939

Names

  • Smith, Gordon W. (Gordon Ward), 1918-2000, author.
  • Lackenbauer, P. Whitney, editor.

Created / Published

  • Calgary, Alberta : University of Calgary Press, 2014.

Contents

  • Introduction : Territorial sovereignty before 1870 -- The transfers of arctic territories from Great Britain to Canada, 1870-80 -- Period of relative inactivity and unconcern, 1880-95 -- Organization and administration of the NWT, 1895-1918 -- Whaling and the Yukon gold rush -- The Alaska boundary dispute -- Foreign explorers in the Canadian North, 1877-1917 -- Canadian government expeditions to northern waters, 1897-1918 -- The sector principle and the background of Canada's sector claim -- Vilhjalmur Stefansson and his plans for northern enterprise after the first World War -- Danish sovereignty, Greenland, and the Ellesmere Island affair of 1919-21 -- The Wrangel Island affair of the early 1920s -- The question of sovereignty over the Sverdrup Islands, 1925-30 -- The Eastern Greenland case and its implications for the Canadian North -- American explorers in the Canadian Arctic and related matters, 1918-39 -- The Eastern Arctic Patrol, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, and other government activities, 1922-39 -- Epilogue: Henry Larsen, the St. Roch, and the Northwest Passage Voyage of 1940-42.

Headings

  • -  Canada, Northern--International status--History
  • -  Arctic regions--International status--History
  • -  Canada--Foreign relations--1867-1918
  • -  Canada--Foreign relations--1918-1945

Notes

  • -  Includes bibliographical references (pages 467-480) and index.
  • -  Description based on print version record; resource not viewed.

Medium

  • 1 electronic resource (491 pages )

Call Number/Physical Location

  • KZ4114

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Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2019667408

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  • Unrestricted online access

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  • pdf

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Chicago citation style:

Smith, Gordon W. , Author. A historical and legal study of sovereignty in the Canadian north: terrestrial sovereignty, -1939. editeds by Lackenbauer, P. Whitneyitor Calgary, Alberta: University of Calgary Press, 2014. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/2019667408/.

APA citation style:

Smith, G. W., Lackenbauer, P. W., ed. (2014) A historical and legal study of sovereignty in the Canadian north: terrestrial sovereignty, -1939. Calgary, Alberta: University of Calgary Press. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2019667408/.

MLA citation style:

Smith, Gordon W. , Author. A historical and legal study of sovereignty in the Canadian north: terrestrial sovereignty, -1939. ed by Lackenbauer, P. Whitneyitor Calgary, Alberta: University of Calgary Press, 2014. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2019667408/>.