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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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


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The Business of Women: Marriage, Family, and Entrepreneurship in British Columbia, 1901-1951

  Despite the rich historiography of women and work in Canada, we know very little about the history of female self-employment in this country. Historians have tended to focus on women who worked for wages,...

Review by Tina Block


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Indigenous Men and Masculinities: Legacies, Identities, Regeneration

  Masculinity is not an easy concept to define, never mind Indigenous masculinities, and in Indigenous Men and Masculinities, co-editors Robert Innes and Kim Anderson don’t really attempt to define it. In the closing chapter,...

Review by Jean-Paul Restoule