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Book Review

School Leadership: Essays on the British Columbia Experience, 1872-1995

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 133, Spring 2002

Review by Daniel Brown


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The Illustrated History of British Columbia

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 133, Spring 2002

Review by Hugh Johnston


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People, Politics, and Child Welfare in British Columbia

This is the most important book now available on children and public policy in British Columbia. Its contributions by engaged and thoughtful scholar-advocates should be required reading for all Canadians interested in the welfare of...

Review by Veronica Strong-Boag


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Thompson’s Highway: British Columbia’s Fur Trade, 1800-1850

Through his publication BC Book World, Alan Twigg has contributed enormously to generating interest in BC literature. As well as drawing attention to BC writers, Twigg has also published his own work, of which Thompson’s...

Review by Bruce Watson


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Recording Their Story: James Teit and the Tahltan

Judy Thompson, Canadian Museum of Civilization (CMC) Curator of Western Subarctic Ethnology, has produced a lavishly illustrated book, compelling for its quality of images, clarity of writing, and elegance of design. Seventy-one rarely published and...

Review by Jennifer Kramer


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Diversity and Change: A Profile of British Columbia Families

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 124, Winter 1999  

Review by Veronica Strong-Boag


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Early Human Occupation in British Columbia

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 127, Autumn 2000  

Review by Duncan McLaren


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The Forgotten Side of the Border: British Columbia’s Elk Valley and Crowsnest Pass

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 127, Autumn 2000  

Review by Keith Ralston


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Stories of Our British Columbia

PDF – Morton Review Essay – BC Studies 128, Winter 2000  

Review by Tom Morton


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The Politics of Resentment: British Columbia Regionalism and Canadian Unity

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 129, Spring 2001  

Review by Stephane Levesque


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The Lord’s Distant Vineyard: A History of the Oblates and the Catholic Community in British Columbia

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 129, Spring 2001  

Review by Kevin Beliveau


Book Review

The Land of Heart’s Delight: Early Maps and Charts of Vancouver Island

As a subject for cartography and historical geography, Vancouver Island has many attractions. Islands are uniquely advantaged in this regard, bordered as they are by waters and seas. The Enlightenment demanded scientific designations and definitions...

Review by Barry Gough


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Russian America: An Overseas Colony of a Continental Empire, 1804-1867

In this important book, Ilya Vinkovetsky of Simon Fraser University places the story of Russia’s American experiment fully within the history of colonialism. Russian America was a unique colonial adventure, he argues, in which the...

Review by Stephen Haycox


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Backspin: 120 Years of Golf in British Columbia

Arv Olson’s second edition of Backspin expands readers’ acquaintance “with accounts of some of the people, places, and events” that shaped the 120 year history of golf in British Columbia (11). A journalist and golf...

Review by Elizabeth Jewett


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The Art of the Impossible: Dave Barrett and the NDP in Power, 1972-1975

This book is splendid work of popular political history, biography, and related media study that co-authors Geoff Meggs (a former communications director to Premier Glen Clark) and Rod Mickleburgh (a veteran of the west coast...

Review by Allen Seager


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Militia Myths: Ideas of the Canadian Citizen Soldier, 1896-1921

The Canadian Scottish (Princess Mary’s) regiment recently celebrated its 100th anniversary. Popularly known as the Can Scots, it is the only militia unit on Vancouver Island. The regiment had previously been honoured with the freedom...

Review by Patrick Dunae


Book Review

Above Stairs: Social Life in Upper Class Victoria 1843-1918, More English than the English: A Very Social History of Victoria

  In “Tracing the Fortunes of Five Founding Families of Victoria” (BC Studies 115/116 1998/1999), Sylvia Van Kirk revealed the mixed cultural background of some of Victoria’s most important settler families (the Douglases, Tods, Works,...

Review by Katie Louise McCullough