By Gordon W. Smith,P. Whitney Lackenbauer,Tom and Nell Smith
Volume 1: Terrestrial Sovereignty offers the main complete documentation but to be had at the post-Confederation background of Canadian sovereignty within the north. As Arctic sovereignty and defense matters go back to the vanguard of public debate, this necessary source offers the basis upon which we may well extend our figuring out of Canada’s claims from the unique transfers of the northern territories in 1870 and 1880 via to the overdue 20th century. The e-book offers a wealth of element, starting from administrative formation and delineation of the northern territories via to different actions together with executive expeditions to northern waters, international whaling, the Alaska boundary dispute, northern exploration among 1870 and 1918, the historical past of Canada’s area declare, the query pertaining to Danish sovereignty over Greenland and its relation to Canadian pursuits, the Ellesmere Island affair, the actions of yankee explorers within the Canadian North, and the japanese Arctic Patrol. the ultimate bankruptcy examines the japanese Greenland case and its implications for Canada.
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A Historical and Legal Study of Sovereignty in the Canadian North: Terrestrial Sovereignty, 1870-1939 (Northern Lights) by Gordon W. Smith,P. Whitney Lackenbauer,Tom and Nell Smith