New Media / Exhibition Review
Reflexive Anthropology on Display: Franz Boas, George Hunt, and the Co-Production of Ethnographic Knowledge
A portion of an 1897 letter from Franz Boas to Kwagu’ł Chiefs, reproduced in English and Kwak’wala, opens The Story Box: Franz Boas, George Hunt and the Making of Anthropology, an exhibition on view...
BC Studies no. 201 Spring 2019 | Page(s) 131-139
There are few issues in British Columbia more divisive than aquaculture. With their new book, Nathan Young and Ralph Matthews provide a timely, well-documented, and clearly articulated step back from the aquaculture fray. The impetus...
BC Studies no. 169 Spring 2011 | Page(s) 148-152
The story of Greek mariner Juan de Fuca’s report to English merchant Michael Lok, in Venice in 1592, of the entrance to a waterway on the northwest coast of North America around the parallel 48ËšN...
BC Studies no. 182 Summer 2014 | Page(s) 225-226
The fourth in a series of historical dictionaries from the Scarecrow Press, Robin Inglis’s Historical Dictionary meets the standard set by its predecessors. In a good, general introduction (there are no citations or notes), Inglis...
BC Studies no. 169 Spring 2011 | Page(s) 152-155
Log of the Union, John Boit’s Remarkable Voyage to the Northwest Coast and Around the World, 1794-1796
PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 54, Summer 1982
BC Studies no. 54 Summer 1982 | Page(s) 117-9
“He expects the listener to be familiar with that part of the story, in the same way that Homer expected ancient Greeks to know about the Trojan horse and didn’t include it in The Iliad”...
BC Studies no. 182 Summer 2014 | Page(s) 215-217
After the California and Australia gold rushes, the Fraser River rush of 1858 was considered the third great exodus of gold seekers in search of a New El Dorado. At the time, it was said:...
BC Studies no. 160 Winter 2008-2009 | Page(s) 121-3
This booklet was published to accompany the Canadian Museum of Civilization’s current exhibition (by the same name), which ends 6 February 2011. It is more than just a catalogue because, in addition to the superb...
BC Studies no. 169 Spring 2011 | Page(s) 155-156
PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 114, Summer 1997
BC Studies no. 114 Summer 1997 | Page(s) 94-5
The Nuu-chah-nulth (formerly known as the Nootka) Wolf Ritual texts re-presented here have had a complex history of authorship and availability within the BC communities from which they were collected for the Anthropological Division of...
BC Studies no. 160 Winter 2008-2009 | Page(s) 127-128
No Longer Captives of the Past is an important book for two reasons. It offers an excellent case study of modern day reconciliation remediating past wrongs, and it reminds us how, in this interconnected world,...
BC Studies no. 183 Autumn 2014 | Page(s) 152-54
In essence, this is a study of governorship, or governorships — Richard Blanshard to Frederick Seymour, with Sir James Douglas as the centrepiece of description. The addition of many charts and tables lend it an...
BC Studies no. 180 Winter 2013-2014 | Page(s) 172-174
One of the most contentious aspects of politics is the legislation of morals. How much should governments be beholden to any one set of religious beliefs held by influential minorities or a major ity? Chris...
BC Studies no. 149 Spring 2006 | Page(s) 99-101
This book is about John Charles Olmsted, the nephew cum stepson of Frederick Law Olmsted Sr., the renowned landscape architect of New York’s Central Park. The senior Olmsted created an urban plan for Tacoma in...
BC Studies no. 169 Spring 2011 | Page(s) 147-148