BC Studies 170 (Summer 2011)

BC Studies 170 (Summer 2011)

Provincial Parks

Guest Edited by Ben Bradley and Jenny Clayton

Photo Essay
Photographing the High and Low in British Columbia's Provincial Parks
Ben Bradley
Book & Film Reviews
Valley Sutra
Issue BC Studies 170 (Summer 2011)

by Kuldip Gill

- Reviewed by David Stouck (pg: 179-180)



Ben Bradley is a PhD candidate in the Department of History at Queen’s University. His dissertation examines how highways and driving shaped experiences of history and the environment in the BC Interior during the period 1925-75

Jenny Clayton teaches Canadian and Environmental History at the University of Victoria, where she completed her dissertation, “Making Recreational Space: Citizen Involvement in Outdoor Recreation and Park Establishment in British Columbia, 1900-2000.” 

Arn Keeling is a historical-cultural geographer at Memorial University of Newfoundland. He holds degrees in history and geography from the University of British Columbia, and has written on water pollution and the environmental politics of British Columbia, as well as on mining and northern development in Canada. 

Graeme Wynn, the editor of BC Studies since 2009, is an historical geographer and environmental historian with broad interests in Canada and other regions of European settlement overseas. His most recent book, Canada and Arctic North America: An Environmental History (2007) is a sweeping and original interpretation of environmental transformation across the northern half of North America through 15,000 years. He is currently the Brenda and David McLean Chair of Canadian Studies at UBC. 

Paula Young holds a Master’s degree in history from the University of Victoria. She teaches Canadian, American and sport history and is the current Chair of Humanities at Camosun College. 

Philip Van Huizen is a doctoral candidate in the History Department at the University of British Columbia. His dissertation investigates the 1967-84 Canadian-American High Ross Dam controversy.