Historical GIS Research in Canada

Historical GIS Research in Canada

By Jennifer Bonnell
Book Description

Fundamentally concerned with place, and our ability to understand human relationships with environment over time, Historical Geographic Information Systems (HGIS) as a tool and a subject has direct bearing for the study of contemporary environmental issues and realities. To date, HGIS projects in Canada are few and publications that discuss these projects directly even fewer. This book brings together case studies of HGIS projects in historical geography, social and cultural history, and environmental history from Canada's diverse regions. Projects include religion and ethnicity, migration, indigenous land practices, rebuilding a nineteenth-century neighborhood, and working with Google Earth.With contributions by:Colleen BeardStephen BockingJennifer BonnellJim CliffordJoanna DeanFrançois DufauxPatrick A. DunaeMarcel FortinJason GillilandWilliam M. GlenMegan HarveyMatthew G. HatvanySally HermansenAndrew HinsonDon LafreniereJohn S. LutzJoshua D. MacFadyenDaniel MacfarlaneJennifer MarvinCameron MetcalfByron MoldofskySherry OlsonJon PasherDaniel RueckR. W. SandwellHenry YuBarbara Znamirowski

Table of Contents
  • Cover
  • Series Page
  • Title Page
  • Copyright Page
  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • 1: Turning Space Inside Out:Spatial History and Race inVictorian Victoria
  • 2: Mapping the Welland Canalsand the St. Lawrence Seawaywith Google Earth
  • 3: Reinventing the Map Library:The Don Valley HistoricalMapping Project
  • 4: The Best Seat in the House:Using Historical GIS to ExploreReligion and Ethnicity inLate-Nineteenth-Century Toronto
  • 5: Stories of People, Land, and Water:Using Spatial Technologies toExplore Regional EnvironmentalHistory
  • 6: Mapping Ottawa’s Urban Forest,1928–2005
  • 7: “I do not know the boundariesof this land, but I know the landwhich I worked”: Historical GISand Mohawk Land Practices
  • 8: Rebuilding a Neighbourhoodof Montreal
  • 9: Growth and Erosion: A Reflectionon Salt Marsh Evolution in theSt. Lawrence Estuary Using HGIS
  • 10: Top-down History:Delimiting Forests, Farms,and the Census of Agricultureon Prince Edward Island UsingAerial Photography, ca. 1900–2000
  • 11: The Irony of Discrimination: Mapping Historical MigrationUsing Chinese Head Tax Data
  • 12: Mapping Fuel Use in Canada:Exploring the Social Historyof Canadians’ Great FuelTransformation
  • 13: Exploring Historical GeographyUsing Census Microdata:The Canadian Century ResearchInfrastructure (CCRI) Project
  • Appendix A:Historical GIS Studies in Canada
  • Select Bibliography
  • Notes on Contributors
  • Index
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