This precisely researched and engaging study enlarges our understanding of the archive by focusing on the decisions taken by or imposed on five Canadian women writers about the disposition of their papers or literary record....
BC Studies no. 189 Spring 2016 | Page(s) 183-84
A law court has an inner life, beyond the many outside lives that it can rescue, ruin, remedy and reward. When it is an appellate court, the urge to converge as group judgment replaces the...
BC Studies no. 175 Autumn 2012 | Page(s) 136-38
Theorists of modernity have often been particularly blind to the roles of gender. In numerous otherwise thought-provoking theoretical works on modernity, gender either disappears from the analysis or is treated awkwardly. Historians, to a degree,...
BC Studies no. 166 Summer 2010 | Page(s) 117-9
The Peace River is an impressive natural system, flowing from the Rocky Mountains of northeastern British Columbia to the Arctic Ocean, and it has been historically (and prehistorically) a vital part of the region. From...
BC Studies no. 197 Spring 2018 | Page(s) 185-7
Eve Lazarus’s fascination with Vancouver’s history continues with her latest book, Cold Case Vancouver: The City’s Most Baffling Unsolved Murders. Crime buffs and readers interested in true crime literature or in understanding how police investigate...
BC Studies no. 190 Summer 2016 | Page(s) 171-173
The aim of this collection of ten essays and an introductory and concluding chapter is to reveal tensions, challenges, pitfalls, complexities, and strategies in working within feminist community based research (FCR) approaches. The contributors come...
BC Studies no. 184 Winter 2014-2015 | Page(s) 156-57
PDF – Book Review, BC Studies, Summer 1973
BC Studies no. 18 Summer 1973 | Page(s) 84-9
Recognizing Aboriginal Title: The Mabo Case and Indigenous Resistance to English-Settler Colonialism
Australia is one of the few countries of the world where academics and politicians often debate interpretations of their country’s history in the national media. They focus on the story of Aborigine-settler relations. Even the...
BC Studies no. 154 Summer 2007 | Page(s) 137-9
PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 87, Autumn 1990
BC Studies no. 87 Autumn 1990 | Page(s) 85-6
PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 134, Summer 2002
BC Studies no. 134 Summer 2002 | Page(s) 102- 4
New Media / Exhibition Review
Reflexive Anthropology on Display: Franz Boas, George Hunt, and the Co-Production of Ethnographic Knowledge
A portion of an 1897 letter from Franz Boas to Kwagu’ł Chiefs, reproduced in English and Kwak’wala, opens The Story Box: Franz Boas, George Hunt and the Making of Anthropology, an exhibition on view...
BC Studies no. 201 Spring 2019 | Page(s) 131-139
The Practical Application of Economic Incentives to the Control of Pollution: The Case of British Columbia
PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 36, Winter 1977
BC Studies no. 36 Winter 1977-1978 | Page(s) 53-6
PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 54, Summer 1982
BC Studies no. 54 Summer 1982 | Page(s) 119-21
This is a timely, thoughtful, and useful collection of primary documents on the history of the interactions among Indigenous people, non-Indigenous people, and the Canadian state. Given what is currently available, it will be invaluable...
BC Studies no. 188 Winter 2015-2016 | Page(s) 118-120
I am particularly interested in this volume, having been born in Vancouver’s Chinatown in 1938 and having a father who was treasurer of a district association. He was a shirt tailor, and I remember in...
BC Studies no. 169 Spring 2011 | Page(s) 158-161
The audience for The Politics of Voting is likely an informed public that is grappling with the arguments for and against electoral reform in Canada. In this book, Dennis Pilon has two goals, each of...
BC Studies no. 162 Summer 2009 | Page(s) 205-6
James Cook was the greatest navigator of his, and perhaps any, age. He did more than any other individual to make the Pacific, which covers one third of the earth’s surface, known to Europe. Through...
BC Studies no. 194 Summer 2017 | Page(s) 201-202
Telling It To The Judge and Oral History On Trial tackle the problematic reception by Canadian courts of ethno-history and oral history presented by First Nations and their experts. However, Arthur Ray and Bruce Miller...
BC Studies no. 177 Spring 2013 | Page(s) 175-77
In the early 1990s, author Frances Welwood agreed to research the life of Annie Garland Foster for a Nelson Museum exhibition, “The Women of Nelson, 1880-1950.” An early woman graduate of the University of New...
BC Studies no. 177 Spring 2013 | Page(s) 188-89
THIS BOOK SUCCEEDS in exemplifying what it fails to define. It contains seventeen chapters written by academics from the United States and Canada – academics who occupy a variety of positions: college teacher, university administrator,...
BC Studies no. 144 Winter 2004-2005 | Page(s) 148-9
That the Great War changed boundaries and upset communities is not news to anyone who looks at an historical atlas of Europe. That the war affected communities living along what is often referred to as ‘the...