Pioneer settlement : cooperative studies / by twenty-six authors.
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Frontier and pioneer life.
Vie des pionniers.
Special publication (American Geographical Society of New York) ; no. 14.
vi, 473 pages : illustrations, maps, diagrams ; 26 cm.
"The present book and its companion volume in the same series, 'The pioneer fringe', by Isaiah Bowman ... are an outgrowth of a program of research undertaken by the American geographical society ... [with] the financial support of ... the Social science research council."--Preface.
Bibliographical notices concerning the authors": pages 435-443.
Includes bibliography at end of some of the chapters, index, and biographical notices concerning the authors.
Preface -- The Pioneer problems of the prairie provinces of Canada : general outline / W.A. Mackintosh -- Agricultural land utilization in Western Canada / R.W. Murchie -- Early history and land settlement of the provinces of Canada / Chester Martin -- Immigration and colonization in Canada, 1900-1930 / D.A. McArthur -- Economic factors affecting the settlement of the prairie provinces / D.A. MacGibbon -- The Social structure of a pioneer area as Illustrated by the Peace River District / C.A. Dawson -- The possibilities of agricultural settlement in Alaska / C.C. Georgeson -- Government research in aid of settlers and farmers in the northern great plains of the United States / O.E. Baker.
Opportunities for agricultural colonization in the eastern border valleys of the Andes / Raye R. Platt -- Conditions affecting settlement on the Matto Grosso Highland and in the Gran Chaco / W.L. Schurz -- Present status and future possibilities of agricultural land utilization in Patagonia / Wellington D. Jones -- Pioneer settlement in the Union of South Africa -- Native labor in Southern Africa / C.T. Loram -- Land and the native in British Africa : the southern Rhodesian experiment / Ethel Tawse Jollie -- Pioneer problems in Rhodesia and Nyasaland / H. Clifford Darby -- Rural colonization in north Africa (Algeria, Tunis, and Morocco) / Augustin Bernard -- The Bases of colonization in north European Russia / V.P. Voshchinin.
The Climate and the soils of northern Eurasia as conditions of colonization / L.I. Prasolov -- History, present policies, and organization of internal colonization in the U.S.S.R. / V.P. Voshchinin -- Colonization in Mongolia : a general survey / George B. Cressey -- Chinese colonization in the inner Mongolia : its history and present development / Owen Lattimore -- Manchuria as a region of pioneer settlement : its natural conditions and agricultural possibilities / E.E. Ahnert -- Chinese immigration and colonization in Manchuria / C. Walter Young -- The pioneer belts of Australia / Griffith Taylor -- History of the pioneer fringes in Australia / Stephen H. Roberts -- The Land problem in Tasmania / Gordon L. Wood -- Problems of land settlement in New Zealand / J.B. Condliffe -- Biographical notices concerning the authors -- Conversion scales -- Index.
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