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Book & Film Reviews

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I Am Full Moon: Stories of a Ninth Daughter

About a decade ago, I wrote a review article in this journal in which I expressed the hope that more first-hand accounts of growing up Japanese or Chinese in British Columbia would be published [1]....

Review by Patricia Roy


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Where the Pavement Ends

Marie Wadden is a non-Aboriginal investigative journalist/network producer for CBC Radio who is based in St. John’s, Newfoundland. In 1981, she shared her home with two Innu youth who came to the city from Sheshatshiu,...

Review by Shelly Johnson


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Fort St. James and New Caledonia: Where British Columbia Began

Many residents of British Columbia are probably unaware that the settler history of the province began not in the Fraser Valley but in New Caledonia, the north-central interior, a result not of the explorations of...

Review by William Morrison


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Captain Alex MacLean: Jack London’s Sea Wolf

Anyone who has delved into the gripping, sometimes impregnable, but always complex world of pelagic fur sealing on the north Pacific Coast knows just what a challenge the history of that subject poses. Then, to...

Review by Cary Collins


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Making Wawa: The Genesis of Chinook Jargon

It is difficult to research and write about the history of British Columbia without coming across snippets of Chinook Jargon. Within living memory, it was the lingua franca in coastal logging camps and salmon canneries,...

Review by Forrest Pass


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The Anatomy of a Party

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 8, Winter 1970

Review by Charles Humphries


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Vancouver’s Svenskar: A History of the Swedish Community in Vancouver

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 8, Winter 1970

Review by Patricia Roy


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Salmon: Our Heritage

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 8, Winter 1970

Review by William Ross


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Bella Coola

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 8, Winter 1970

Review by Jean Usher


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Those Were the Days

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 5, Summer 1970

Review by John Taylor


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Politicians of a Pioneering Province

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 5, Summer 1970

Review by Walter Young


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Northwestern approaches: The first century of books

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 3, Autumn 1969

Review by Basil Stuart-Stubbs


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The Reluctant Land: Society, Space, and Environment in Canada before Confederation

This ambitious book takes up the daunting challenge of surveying Canada’s evolution from the 1500s to the 1870s. Cole Harris’ long and distinguished career as a historical geographer with exceptionally wide-ranging interests provide him with...

Review by Allan Greer