Against the Current and Into the Light: Performing History and Land in Coast Salish Territories and Vancouver’s Stanley Park
Coast Salish Indigenous people never ceded their lands and resources to settlers and have always asserted their sovereignty. Over time, those assertions have taken various forms: petitions, protests, litigation. There have also been cultural assertions...
BC Studies no. 211 Autumn 2021 | Page(s) 141-143
Given how contentious relations between Canada and the US became during the American Prohibition era (1917-1933), it is surprising how little scholarly work has been done on the subject. There are many popular books about...
BC Studies no. 189 Spring 2016 | Page(s) 173-74
The prohibition era has attracted much interest for generations. The American story — undoubtedly because of the violence, criminal involvement, and Hollywood exposure — has always overshadowed the somewhat milder, more complicated, and less linear...
BC Studies no. 188 Winter 2015-2016 | Page(s) 130-31
Colonial Proximities is a good book about an important subject: how colonial authorities, anxious about racial difference, tried to use legal and other strategies to regulate and restrict interracial “encounters” during the half-century after confederation...
BC Studies no. 173 Spring 2012 | Page(s) 145-46
Demon Rum or Easy Money: Government Control of Liquor in British Columbia from Prohibition to Privatization
PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 97, Spring 1993
BC Studies no. 97 Spring 1993 | Page(s) 81-2
REGULATING LIVES adds to a rapidly growing body of work in Canadian legal history and in the history of moral regulation. The collection should be of great interest to historians of the family, gender, race...
BC Studies no. 138-139 Summer-Autumn 2003 | Page(s) 203-4