We acknowledge that we live and work on unceded Indigenous territories and we thank the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations for their hospitality.

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Framing the West: Race, Gender, and the Photographic Frontier in the Pacific Northwest

PHOTOGRAPHS OCCUPY a paradoxical place in our historical imagination. As Carol J. Williams notes in the introduction to Framing the West: Race, Gender, and the Photographic Frontier in the Pacific Northwest, contemporary historians have primarily...

Review by Kim Greenwell


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Women and the White Man’s God: Gender and Race in the Canadian Mission Field

THOUGH THE ENCOUNTER between missionaries and Aboriginals continues to fascinate, the tables have dramatically turned. Where once missionaries saw it as part of their task to explain Aboriginal culture to a White society, in today’s...

Review by Margaret Die


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Gold Rush Manliness: Race and Gender on the Pacific Slope

Ten years and many miles separated two distinct, yet in some ways similar, gold rushes. In 1848, rumors of gold at Sutter’s Mill sparked a process that would lure roughly 265,000 people to California, a...

Review by Alice Gorton


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Taking Stands: Gender and the Sustainability of Rural Communities

MAUREEN REED’S BOOK, Taking Stands: Geàder and the Sustainability of Rural Communities, tackles a crucial but almost systematically neglected tangle of issues embedded in the conflicts over forestry in BC: those emerging from and through...

Review by Karena Shaw


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Assembling Unity: Indigenous Politics, Gender and the Union of BC Indian Chiefs

Sarah Nickel’s Assembling Unity: Indigenous Politics, Gender and the Union of BC Indian Chiefs is a significant contribution, not only to the history of Indigenous affairs in British Columbia, but to Indigenous history as a...

Review by Mercedes Peters


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A Silent Revolution? Gender and Wealth in English Canada, 1860-1930

A Silent Revolution? is a fascinating study of female capitalists in Victoria and Hamilton at the turn of the twentieth century.  Peter Baskerville employs both quantitative and qualitative methods to establish that women were willing...

Review by Judith Fingard


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Cheap Wage Labour: Race and Gender in the Fisheries of British Columbia

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 114, Summer 1997  

Review by John Lutz


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On the Edge of Empire: Gender, Race and the Making of British Columbia, 1849-1871

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 136, Winter 2002  

Review by Sarah Carter


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Class, Gender and Region: Essays in Canadian Historical Sociology

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 82, Summer 1989  

Review by Rennie Warburton


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Painting the Maple: Essays on Race, Gender, and the Construction of Canada

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 124, Winter 1999  

Review by Janice Fiamengo


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The Gurus Gift: An Ethnography Exploring Gender Equality with North American Sikh Women

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 129, Spring 2001  

Review by Anita Parhar