Canadian Aboriginal Art And Spirituality: A Vital Link acknowledges right from the start that Aboriginal art forms in Canada have historically been misinterpreted as mere “craft” and that the all-important spiritual foundations of such art...
BC Studies no. 151 Autumn 2006 | Page(s) 114-5
I must declare an “interest” in this book. Its pictorial dimension consists of reproductions of superb sepia prints made from original glass negatives sold to the Capital Group Foundation by James Graybill, grandson of their...
BC Studies no. 152 Winter 2006-2007 | Page(s) 113-5
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 130, Summer 2001
BC Studies no. 130 Summer 2001 | Page(s) 118-21
As Janet Ore says in the preface to this book, she seeks to overturn many assumptions associated with the bungalow. First, she wishes to reexamine the universality of its Arts and Crafts credentials and assumed...
BC Studies no. 155 Autumn 2007 | Page(s) 147-8
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
As a subject for cartography and historical geography, Vancouver Island has many attractions. Islands are uniquely advantaged in this regard, bordered as they are by waters and seas. The Enlightenment demanded scientific designations and definitions...
BC Studies no. 183 Autumn 2014 | Page(s) 148-49
Due to the strong tourism and leisure economy of British Columbia, the Okanagan Valley has become primarily associated with orchards, beaches, and, most recently, award-winning vineyards – in short, the Okanagan Valley is synonymous with...
BC Studies no. 163 Autumn 2009 | Page(s) 138-9
Robert Ratcliffe Taylor’s The Spencer Mansion, A House, a Home and an Art Gallery is, as the title suggests, really two books. One half considers the “life and times” of the five families who made...
BC Studies no. 178 Summer 2013 | Page(s) 133-134
The field of Canadian environmental history has blossomed over the past two decades. Consequently, instructors of Canadian environmental history courses are becoming increasingly spoiled with good options to choose from for course readers. In all...