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Single Issue

Review Essays

Book & Film Reviews

book film review

The Pacific Province: A History of British Columbia

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 112, Winter 1996/97

By Neil Sutherland


book film review

For Honor or Destiny: The Anglo-American Crisis over the Oregon Territory

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 112, Winter 1996/97  

By Chad Reimer


book film review

Prophecy of the Swan: The Upper Peace River Fur Trade of 1794-1823

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 112, Winter 1996/97  

By Jon Swainger


book film review

Gold Rush: Reliving the Klondike Adventure in Canada’s North

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 112, Winter 1996/97  

By Janet Sutherland


book film review

Making Vancouver: Class, Status, and Social Boundaries, 1863-1913

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 112, Winter 1996/97  

By Cole Harris


book film review

A Thousand Blunders: The Grand Trunk Pacific Railway and Northern British Columbia

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 112, Winter 1996/97  

By Kenneth Coates


book film review

Our Tellings: Interior Salish Stories of the Nlha7kapmx People

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 112, Winter 1996/97  

By Shirley Sterling


book film review

Co-operation, Conflict and Consensus: BC Central and the Credit Union Movement to 1994

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 112, Winter 1996/97  

By Morag Maclachlan


Contributors

Contributors

DONALD BLAKE is Professor of Political Science at UBC and former Head of the Department. He has written extensively on elections, political parties, and public opinion in BC and Canada.

NEIL GUPPY is Professor of Sociology at UBC and an Associate Dean of Arts. He is currently doing research on the environment (public opinion) and on education (school choice, public confidence).

R.C. (BOB) HARRIS is a retired engineer and a close student of the early cartography of BC.

RON JOBE is an expert on children’s literature and teaches in the Department of Language Education at UBC.

BRUCE MILLER is an Associate Professor of Anthropology at UBC and Anglophone editor of Culture. He has research interests in Native North America, especially the Coast Salish, political and legal anthropology, and ethnohistory.

PETER TROWER was born in England and emigrated to Canada in 1940.He was a logger for twenty-two years, and is the author often books of poetry, a novel, Grogans Cafe, and a local history, Rough and Ready Times. His second novel, Dead Mans Ticket, has just been published and two new books of poetry, Upwind from Yesterday and Hitting the Bricks, are imminent.

PETER URMETZER is a PhD student in the Department of Anthropology and Sociology at UBC. He has research interests in social policy, the welfare state, and the environment.

BRUCE WILLEMS-BRAUN is a SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow in Geography at the University of California, Berkeley.