Students will examine a range of related issues in geopolitics, from Hans Island to the Northwest Passage to competing claims to the Arctic Ocean seabed. Particularly focused upon will be the historical issues surrounding Canadian claims to the Arctic.
Prerequisites: An Introduction to the Circumpolar World, An Introduction to the Canadian North, and one FCE in Northern Studies at the second year level, or permission of the Program Co-ordinator and Chair of Northern Studies Committee; or two FCES in History, or permission of the Chair of the Department of History
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