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Book & Film Reviews

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The Alaska-Klondike Diary of Elizabeth Robins.

PDF – Porslid Review Essay – BC Studies 128, Winter 2000  

Review by Joanne Gates


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What It Is to Be a Metis: The Stories and Recollections of the Elders of the Prince George Metis Society

PDF – Devine Review Essay – BC Studies 128, Winter 2000  

Review by Heather Devine


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Stories of Our British Columbia

PDF – Morton Review Essay – BC Studies 128, Winter 2000  

Review by Tom Morton


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Gilean Douglas: Writing Nature, Finding Home

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 129, Spring 2001  

Review by Sue Wheeler


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The Gurus Gift: An Ethnography Exploring Gender Equality with North American Sikh Women

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 129, Spring 2001  

Review by Anita Parhar


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The Politics of Resentment: British Columbia Regionalism and Canadian Unity

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 129, Spring 2001  

Review by Stephane Levesque


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The Sommers Scandal: The Felling of Trees and Tree Lords

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 129, Spring 2001  

Review by David Mitchell


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Domestic Goods: The Material, the Moral, and the Economic in the Postwar Years

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 129, Spring 2001  

Review by Douglas Owram


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The Lord’s Distant Vineyard: A History of the Oblates and the Catholic Community in British Columbia

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 129, Spring 2001  

Review by Kevin Beliveau


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Islands of Truth: The Imperial Fashioning of Vancouver Island

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 129, Spring 2001  

Review by Richard White


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Historical Atlas of British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest: Maps of Exploration

PDF – Book Reviews, BC Studies 129, Spring 2001  

Review by Peter Wood


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The Land of Heart’s Delight: Early Maps and Charts of Vancouver Island

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...

Review by Barry Gough


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Makuk: A New History of Aboriginal-White Relations

Makúk: A New History of Aboriginal-White Relations is a thorough treatment of a significant subject in BC history. Lutz has examined the history of exchanges of things, labour, and ideas between Aboriginal peoples and immigrants...

Review by Margaret Anderson


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Madness, Betrayal and the Lash: The Epic Voyage of Captain George Vancouver

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...

Review by Brian Richardson


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A Silent Revolution? Gender and Wealth in English Canada, 1860-1930

A Silent Revolution? is a fascinating study of female capitalists in Victoria and Hamilton at the turn of the twentieth century.  Peter Baskerville employs both quantitative and qualitative methods to establish that women were willing...

Review by Judith Fingard


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Red Dog, Red Dog

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...

Review by Mark Diotte


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Shoot!

George Bowering’s Shoot!, originally published in 1994, is based on the historical account of the murder of officer Johnny Ussher by the McLean Gang. Ostensibly, Shoot! is a western novel that revolves around the youthful...

Review by Mark Diotte


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