Theorists of modernity have often been particularly blind to the roles of gender. In numerous otherwise thought-provoking theoretical works on modernity, gender either disappears from the analysis or is treated awkwardly. Historians, to a degree,...
BC Studies no. 166 Summer 2010 | Page(s) 117-9
Every province and state seems to have spawned its own popular literature about those who enforce the law and those who run afoul of it. British Columbia is no exception, but most popular histories of...
BC Studies no. 170 Summer 2011 | Page(s) 185-186
The Canadian Pacific Railway’s travel literature boasts marvellous scenery, adventure, and extravagance. “You shall see mighty rivers, vast forest, boundless plains, stupendous mountains and wonders innumerable, and you shall see in all in comfort, nay...
BC Studies no. 191 Autumn 2016 | Page(s) 139-140
YOU WON’T FIND many kids like Don Morgan these days. The plucky protagonist of this reissued children’s novel is a sixteen-year-old who hunts avidly, builds a waterwheel-driven pump to supply the farmhouse with water, and dreams of...
BC Studies no. 144 Winter 2004-2005 | Page(s) 139-41
IN “YELLOWSTONE AT 125,” the new preface to his classic National Parks: The American Experience (1997), Alfred Runte despairs that Yellowstone’s function as a “sanctuary” has been shattered by “a million cars and the drone...
BC Studies no. 142-143 Summer-Autumn 2004 | Page(s) 312-3
George Bowering’s new anthology, Writing the Okanagan, is a collection of Bowering’s fiction associated through setting, choice of characters, or autobiographical referents, with the Okanagan, chiefly the South Okanagan, where he grew up. Many of...
BC Studies no. 190 Summer 2016 | Page(s) 165-166
The Alaska Highway runs from Dawson Creek, British Columbia, to Delta Junction, Alaska. Built by the American military for defense purposes during the Second World War, it was opened to the public in 1948 and...
BC Studies no. 197 Spring 2018 | Page(s) 181-2