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The Burden of History

Colonialism and the Frontier Myth in a Rural Canadian Community

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Colonizing Bodies

Aboriginal Health and Healing in British Columbia, 1900-50

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This detailed but highly readable ethnohistory shows how a pluralistic medical system evolved among Canada’s most populous Aboriginal population.

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Transients

Mammal-Hunting Killer Whales of B.C., Washington State, and Southeast Alaska

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This book focuses on the enigmatic and exciting mammal-hunting killer whales and contains the latest information on the natural history of transient killer whales and how and where to best watch them.

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Spuzzum

Fraser Canyon Histories 1808-1939

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Juxtaposing historical narratives and cultural interpretation, this book explores the history of Spuzzum and the Nlaka'pamux people on the turbulent Fraser River.

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Talk and Log

Wilderness Politics in British Columbia

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A comprehensive account of the rise of the wilderness movement in British Columbia examines the forest industry's political strategies, and analyzes the inner workings of the policy process.

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Fort Langley Journals, 1827-30

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Contains a wealth of information about social and administrative life at Fort Langley.

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Legends of Our Times

Native Cowboy Life

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Throughout the world, the image of the cowboy is an instantly recognized symbol of the North American West. This lavishly illustrated book tells the story of some of the first cowboys – the Native peoples of the Plains and Plateau.

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Positioning the Missionary

John Booth Good and the Confluence of Cultures in Nineteenth-Century British Columbia

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This book examines Anglican missionary work in nineteenth-century British Columbia at several scales: the local ethnographic literature; histories of contact and conflict in mainland B.C. from the early nineteenth century; the theology and sociology of mission; and the recent critical literature on European colonialism.

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Plants of British Columbia

Scientific and Common Names of Vascular Plants, Bryophytes, and Lichens

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An up-to-date checklist of the current valid taxonomy for all vascular plants, bryophytes, and lichens in British Columbia.

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Hidden Dimensions

The Cultural Significance of Wetland Archaeology

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Scholars from around the globe examine several aspects of wetland archaeology in North America, Mexico, Europe, eastern Siberia, and New Zealand.

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