In 2002, the National Maritime Museum in London published Captain Cook in the Pacific, introduced by Glyn Williams, with the succeeding chapters written by Nigel Rigby and Pieter van der Merwe. The present book by...
BC Studies no. 153 Spring 2007 | Page(s) 135-7
PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 134, Summer 2002
BC Studies no. 134 Summer 2002 | Page(s) 107-8
Leslie Dawn makes an ambitious contribution to a hotly debated topic of Canadian cultural history – the role of the visual arts in the formation of the image of a modern Canadian nation. The title’s...
BC Studies no. 156-157 Winter-Spring 2007-2008 | Page(s) 179-83
If you tackle this readable but detailed history of imperial rivalry in the Pacific Northwest, I recommend that you reread the preface after finishing the book. It will help to explain what you just read....
BC Studies no. 158 Summer 2008 | Page(s) 116-7
Madness, Betrayal and the Lash is an accessible, succinct narrative of George Vancouver’s life, focusing on the voyage he led into the Pacific in the late 18th century. Bown’s stated goal is to give Vancouver...