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

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Spilsbury’s Coast: Pioneer Years in the Wet West

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 80, Winter 1988/89

Review by Richard Mackie


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The Accidental Airline: Spilsbury’s QCA

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

Review by Richard Mackie


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To the Charlottes: George Dawson’s 1878 Survery of the Queen Charlotte Islands

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 108, Winter 1995/96  

Review by Richard Mackie


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Trail to Heaven: Knowledge and Narrative in a Northern Native Community

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 86, Summer 1990  

Review by Richard Preston


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The Organic Machine: The Remaking of the Columbia River

PDF – Stadfeld Review Essay – BC Studies 121, Spring 1999  

Review by Richard White


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Clearcutting of the Pacific Rain Forest: Production, Science, and Regulation

PDF – Hak Review Essay – BC Studies 122, Summer 1999  

Review by Richard A. Rajala


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One Native Life

For much of his life, Richard Wagamese has searched for a sense of belonging and struggled to find his identity as an indigenous person living in Canada. In One Native Life, Wagamese shares an intimate...

Review by Sean Carleton


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The Legacy and the Challenge: A Century of the Forest Industry at Cowichan Lake

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 103, Autumn 1994  

Review by Richard Mackie


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The Encyclopedia of Raincoast Place Names: A Complete Reference to Coastal British Columbia

The publication of Andrew Scott’s The Encyclopedia of Raincoast Place Names: A Complete Reference to Coastal British Columbia in 2009 both commemorates the one hundredth anniversary of Captain John T. Walbran’s British Columbia Coast Names...

Review by Mark Diotte


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Writing British Columbia History, 1784-1958

Historiography may seem like a dry, pedantic exercise that would only attract a handful of readers. Add to that the seeming lack of history that the subject of British Columbia suggests. But a recent addition...

Review by Ken Favrholdt


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Wicihitowin: Aboriginal Social Work in Canada

“Wicihitowin” is a Cree word that describes the collective processes involved in helping/sharing with one another, and that is what the eleven First Nations, Métis, and Inuit social work educators across Canada have done with...

Review by Shelly Johnson


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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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Travels in Western North America, 1784-1812

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 14, Summer 1972

Review by Richard Glover


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Old Trials and New Directions: Papers of the Third North American Fur Trade Conference

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 50, Summer 1981  

Review by Richard Glover


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Russia in Pacific Waters: A Survey of the Origins of Russia’s Naval Presence in the North and South Pacific

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 54, Summer 1982  

Review by Richard Glover


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Distant Dominion: Britain and the Northwest Coast of North America, 1579-1809

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 54, Summer 1982  

Review by Richard Glover


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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


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Pioneer Photographers of the Far West: A Biographical

PIONEER PHOTOGRAPHERS of the Far West is the finest reference work I have ever read, with the emphasis on read. The clear, precise, mainly biographical entries – some 1,100 of them arranged in alphabetical order -are...

Review by Brian Dippie


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Islands of Truth: The Imperial Fashioning of Vancouver Island

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 129, Spring 2001  

Review by Richard White


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Negotiating Demands: The Politics of Skid Row Policing in Edinburgh, San Francisco and Vancouver

Negotiating Demands originates from Huey’s PhD dissertation of the same title completed at UBC in 2005 under the supervision of Dr. Richard Ericson, a professor of criminology and law. Unfortunately, due to the above fact,...

Review by Rick Clapton