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Nature Trees

Cut and Run

The Assault on Canada’s Forests

by (author) Jamie Swift

Between the Lines
Initial publish date
Aug 1983
Trees, Agribusiness
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Aug 1983
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Swift traces the history of forest abuse and misuse, and looks at the much-touted contemporary commitment to forest renewal. He makes a convincing case for a new way of treating the forest, revealing its vast potential.

About the author

Kingston writer Jamie Swift is the author of a dozen books, most recently The Vimy Trap, or How We Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Great War (with Ian McKay), finalist for the Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing and the Canadian Historical Association Prize for the Best Scholarly Book in Canadian History. He has held the Michener Foundation fellowship for public service journalism and was a longtime documentary producer for CBC-Radio’s “Ideas.” In addition to the writing life, he is a social justice advocate. He taught “Critical Perspectives on Business” at the Smith School of Business, Queen’s University for many years.

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