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

Index

Results (322)

Book Review

Those Were the Days

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 5, Summer 1970

Review by John Taylor


Book Review

The Reluctant Land: Society, Space, and Environment in Canada before Confederation

This ambitious book takes up the daunting challenge of surveying Canada’s evolution from the 1500s to the 1870s. Cole Harris’ long and distinguished career as a historical geographer with exceptionally wide-ranging interests provide him with...

Review by Allan Greer


Book Review

The Ker Family of Victoria, 1859- 1976: Pioneer Industrialists in Western Canada

Approached by David Nation Ker to document the history of his family in British Columbia since Robert Ker’s arrival in 1859, John Adams has produced an engaging narrative, principally focused on the lives and careers...

Review by Jamie Morton


Book Review

Imperial Russia in Frontier America: the Changing Geography of Supply of Russian America, 1784-1867

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 34, Summer 1977  

Review by John McIntosh


Book Review

The Reminiscences of Doctor John Sebastian Helmcken

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 29, Spring 1976  

Review by Barry Gough


Book Review

John McLoughlin’s Business Correspondence, 1847-48

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 25, Spring 1975

Review by W. Lamb


Book Review

John Jessop: Gold Seeker and Educator

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 14, Summer 1972

Review by Robert Stamp


Book Review

The Columbia is Coming!

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 58, Summer 1983  

Review by John Conway


Book Review

Vancouver: An Illustrated History

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 56, Winter 1982  

Review by John Weaver


Book Review

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  

Review by S.W. Jackman


Book Review

Captain James Cook and His Times

PDF – Norris Review Easay, BC Studies 46, Summer 1980

Review by John Norris


Book Review

Pioneers, Pedlars, and Prayer Shawls. The Jewish Communities in British Columbia and the Yukon

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 42, Summer 1979  

Review by John Norris


Book Review

Vancouver: Western Metropolis

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 41, Spring 1979

Review by John Weaver


Book Review

Alaskan Voyage. 1881-1883. An Expedition to the Northwest Coast of America

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 37, Spring 1978

Review by John Norris


Book Review

Upcoast Summers

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 72, Winter 1986  

Review by John Norris


Book Review

The Politics of Canadian- Japanese Economic Relations 1952-1983

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 66, Summer 1985  

Review by John English


Book Review

W.A.C. Bennett and the Rise of British Columbia

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 63, Autumn 1984

Review by John English


Book Review

Trail of Iron: The CPR and the Birth of the West

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 62, Summer 1984  

Review by John Eagle


Book Review

The Man Who Saved Vancouver: Major James Skitt Matthews

The publication of Daphne Sleigh’s biography of James Matthews coincides with the seventy-fifth anniversary of the City of Vancouver Archives, which he founded. The work is remarkable for being the first book-length biography of a...

Review by Terry Eastwood


Book Review

Awful Splendour: A Fire History of Canada

For anyone familiar with environmental history, Stephen J. Pyne is as synonymous with the word “fire” as is Smokey the Bear. As a former firefighter in the Grand Canyon, a renowned historian at Arizona State...

Review by Philip Van Huizen


Book Review

Fishing With John

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 84, Winter 1989/90  

Review by Laurie Ricou


Book Review

From Hudson Bay to Botany Bay: The Lost Frigates of Laperouse

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 79, Autumn 1998

Review by John Kendrick