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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Book Review

One Step Over the Line: Toward a History of Women in the North American Wests

One Step Over the Line is the second published collection of papers drawn from a conference held at the University of Calgary in 2002 (the first, Unsettled Pasts: Reconceiving the West through Women’s History, was...

Review by Chris Clarkson


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Canada’s Rights Revolution, Social Movements and Social Change

I am not as confident as is Dominique Clément that “the vast majority of Canadians instinctively see human rights as an inherent good” (9). It might be true that most of us value civil liberties, at...

Review by Shirley Tillotson


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Landing Native Fisheries: Indian Reserves and Fishing Rights in British Columbia, 1849- 1925

Landing Native Fisheries is an important contribution to the history of fisheries and a good companion to Harris’ Fish, Law, and Colonialism (2001). This is a serious study that demonstrates conclusively that dispossession of Aboriginal...

Review by Frank Tough


Book Review

Reena: A Father’s Story

There will be few people in British Columbia who are unfamiliar with Reena Virk’s name. In Reena: A Father’s Story, Manjit Virk tries to give what, in his view, is a more accurate depiction of...

Review by Margaret Wright


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Nechako Country: In the Footsteps of Bert Irvine

This personal history is written in concise and readable prose. It is an account of the life of Bert Irvine, an oil worker, soldier, carpenter, trapper, and wilderness guide who chose to live close to nature....

Review by James Tirrul-Jones


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Spirit in the Grass: The Cariboo Chilcotin’s Forgotten Landscape

It is said that, in the old days, you could hear the commotion at Becher’s place as soon as your horse crested the rim of the Prairie. The old stopping house and saloon are gone...

Review by Marie Elliott


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The Politics of Voting: Reforming Canada’s Electoral System

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...

Review by Harold Jansen


Book Review

Indian Petroglyphs of the Pacific Northwest

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 28, Winter 1975

Review by Donald Mitchell


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The Struggle for Survival: Indian Cultures and the Protestant Ethic in British Columbia

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 22, Summer 1974

Review by Jacqueline Gresko


Book Review

The Canadian Indian: A History Since 1500

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 15, Autumn 1972

Review by Robin Fisher


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Indian Families of the Northwest Coast: The Impact of Change

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 12, Winter 1971

Review by Michael Kew


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Indian Rock Carvings of the Pacific North West

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 11, Autumn 1971

Review by Audrey Hawthorn


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Indian Healing: Shamanic Ceremonialism in the Pacific Northwest

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 56, Winter 1982  

Review by Wolfgang Jilek


Book Review

The Yuquot Project, Vols. 1-3

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 55, Autumn 1982  

Review by Roy Carlson


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Indians at Work: An Informal History of Native Indian Labour in British Columbia

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 46, Summer 1980  

Review by Reuben Ware


Book Review

Early Indian Village Churches: Wooden Frontier Architecture in British Columbia

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 38, Summer 1978  

Review by S.W. Jackman


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Contact and Conflict: Indian-European Relations in British Columbia, 1774-1890

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 35, Autumn 1977  

Review by Cornelius J. Jaenen


Book Review

Indian Education in Canada. Volume 1: The Legacy

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 74, Summer 1987

Review by James Walker


Book Review

North American Indian Designs

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 67, Autumn 1985

Review by Judy Hall


Book Review

False Creek: History, Images, and Research Sources

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 65, Spring 1985  

Review by Patricia Roy


Book Review

Indian Art Traditions of the Northwest Coast

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 63, Autumn 1984  

Review by Andrea Laforet


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A Guide to B.C. Indian Myth and Legend

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 60, Winter 1983

Review by Andrea Laforet