Introduction: Border Crossings; 1. First Nations; 2. The Colonial Gaze; 3. The Fur Trade; 4. Forging National Landscapes; 5. Saving Nature; 6. Water Wars; 7. North American Doomsdays; 8. Environmental Protest; 9. Contemporary Boundaries; Conclusion: The 49th Parallel.
John Wills is a Lecturer in American History at the University of Kent.