Two powerful and iconic institutions can be found at the centre of most histories of tourism and recreation in the mountains of western Canada: the Canadian Pacific Railway and the agency known today as Parks...
BC Studies no. 192 Winter 2016-2017 | Page(s) 166-168
Over the past several years Jane Lytton Gooch has published books devoted to the sketches, paintings, and photographs inspired by the landscape of British Columbia and Alberta. Celebrating the centennial of the founding of British...
BC Studies no. 184 Winter 2014-2015 | Page(s) 170-71
As Nancy Townshend writes in the preface of Art Inspired by the Canadian Rockies, Purcell Mountains and Selkirk Mountains, 1809-2012: “At one time, the Canadian Rockies, Purcell Mountains, and Selkirk Mountains existed as a...
BC Studies no. 194 Summer 2017 | Page(s) 216-217
In the three decades since environmental history burst onto the academic scene in the United States in the early 1970s, the field experienced impressive growth among American scholars and internationally in arenas such as South...
BC Studies no. 155 Autumn 2007 | Page(s) 141-4
Making the jump from studies of static property such as land to the fluid resource of water, Kenichi Matsui’s Native Peoples and Water Rights explores new territory by examining the intersection of Aboriginal rights and...
BC Studies no. 167 Autumn 2010 | Page(s) 138-9
Luanne Armstrong is a walker. Walking the land where her ancestors farmed and where she has lived, walking the cities where she and her children have spent time, walking by rivers and lakes and mountains...
BC Studies no. 156-157 Winter-Spring 2007-2008 | Page(s) 191-3
Bradley Miller, an assistant professor of history at the University of British Columbia, has produced an unprecedented look at the patchwork development of the law as it pertains to the Canada-U.S. border over the course...
BC Studies no. 198 Summer 2018 | Page(s) 196-7
When author Sylvia Crooks was a three-year-old growing up in Nelson, a young man named Maurice Latornell taught her how to skate. In 1944, Latornell died during a bombing mission over Berlin. For Crooks, Latornell’s...
BC Studies no. 149 Spring 2006 | Page(s) 105-6