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French Canadians, Furs, and Indigenous Women in the Making of the Pacific Northwest

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This book describes how a long generation of founding French Canadians shaped the Pacific Northwest.

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Welcome to Resisterville

American Dissidents in British Columbia

UBC Press

A compelling, highly readable study of American migration to the West Kootenays and of the counterculture values that created a vibrant society in the Canadian wilderness.

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Inventing Stanley Park

An Environmental History

UBC Press

A timely exploration of how the interplay between attitudes toward nature, parks policy, public memory, and the force of nature helped shape one of the world’s most famous urban parks.

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The Canadian Rangers

A Living History

UBC Press

A lavishly illustrated history of the Canadian Rangers and their evolving role as defenders and stewards of Canada’s remote regions.

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Where Happiness Dwells

A History of the Dane-zaa First Nations

UBC Press

This innovative blend of oral history and anthropological commentary documents how the Dane-zaa survived and flourished for millennia in northern BC.

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Boundless Optimism

Richard McBride's British Columbia

UBC Press

Boundless Optimism is the definitive biography of Premier Richard McBride and a revealing portrait of British Columbia during a time of great volatility and great expectations.

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