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Legacy in Wood: The Wahl Family Boat Builders

For almost half a century, the Wahl family boatyard near Prince Rupert produced high-quality wooden boats for the coastal fishing fleet. Founded by Norwegian immigrant Ed Wahl after the First World War, the boatyard built...

Review by Forrest Pass


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Spirit of the Nikkei Fleet: BC’s Japanese Canadian Fishermen

As I was reading this book in the late summer of 2009, I was struck by the sharp difference between the heyday of British Columbia’s fishing industry as portrayed in Spirit of the Nikkei Fleet...

Review by Patricia Roy


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I Am Full Moon: Stories of a Ninth Daughter

About a decade ago, I wrote a review article in this journal in which I expressed the hope that more first-hand accounts of growing up Japanese or Chinese in British Columbia would be published [1]....

Review by Patricia Roy


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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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The Enemy That Never Was: A History of Japanese Canadians

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 33, Spring 1977  

Review by W. Peter Ward


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The Politics of Racism: The Uprooting of Japanese Canadians During the Second World War

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 53, Spring 1982

Review by J.L. Granatstein


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The Japanese Canadians: A Dream of Riches

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 40, Winter 1978  

Review by Patricia Roy


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Years of Sorrow, Years of Shame: The Story of the Japanese Canadians in World War II

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 37, Spring 1978  

Review by Patricia Roy


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This Is My Own: Letters to Wes & Other Writings on Japanese Canadians, 1941-48

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 74, Summer 1987  

Review by Patricia Roy


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The Politics of Canadian- Japanese Economic Relations 1952-1983

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 66, Summer 1985  

Review by John English


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Shashin: Japanese Canadian Photography to 1942

During the early decades of the twentieth century, a number of Japanese Canadian photographers established studios in British Columbia, where they plied their trade. In the process of doing so, these photographers also produced a...

Review by Andrea Geiger


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Nikkei Fishermen on the BC Coast: Their Biographies and Photographs

The term “Nikkei” has become prevalent in the last decade or two. Its broad definition is “people of Japanese descent and their descendants,” and includes those of mixed heritage. It assumes they have an interest...

Review by Michiko Ayukawa


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Culturing Wilderness in Jasper National Park: Studies in Two Centuries of Human History in the Upper Athabasca River Watershed

In 1910, D.J. Benham wrote of the new Jasper National Park, “Here may be seen Nature primeval, Nature benignant and Nature malignant – the glorious heritage of a Canadian nation” (xxv). People don’t really talk...

Review by Claire Campbell


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Japanese Direct Investment in Canada: Recent Trends and Prospects

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 103, Autumn 1994  

Review by R.W. Wright


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Mutual Hostages: Canadians and Japanese during the Second World War

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 96, Winter 1992  

Review by Audrey Kobayashi


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Kosaburo Shimizu: The Early Diaries, 1909-1926

Many ISSEI , first-generat ion Japanese immigrants, kept diaries – but rarely in English. Now, thanks to translations by his son-in-law, informed and sensitive introductions by his daughter, and the support of other family members,...

Review by Patricia Roy


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A Brush with Life

A Brush with Life narrates the career of John Koerner, a Czechborn artist who has worked in Vancouver for over sixty years. He taught painting and drawing in the city from 1953 to 1962 and...

Review by Sandra Paikowsky


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Theatre in British Columbia

Theatre in British Columbia consists of eighteen articles by academics and artists who explore plays, playwrights, and/or productions that reflect theatre within the Province of British Columbia. This important book is Volume 6 in the...

Review by George Belliveau