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Roaring Days

Rossland's Mines and the History of British Columbia

UBC Press

This lively history of mining in Rossland, British Columbia brings to life the unique individuals who built a bustling town out of the wilderness.

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Taking Control

Power and Contradiction in First Nations Adult Education

UBC Press

A critical ethnography of the Native Education Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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Race and Labor in Western Copper

The University of Arizona Press

This is the story of immigrant copper workers and their attempts to organize at the turn of the century in Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah, and El Paso, Texas. These Mexican and European laborers of widely varying backgrounds and languages had little social, economic, or political power. Yet they achieved some surprising successes in ...

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Paradise Valley, Nevada

The University of Arizona Press

Stonemasons from the Alpine valleys of northwestern Italy shaped the architectural face of Paradise Valley in northern Nevada in the 1860s and 1870s. Drawing on their own distinctive skills, they constructed the constellation of granite and sandstone buildings that are the region's most visible landmarks.

Marshall's analysis of this ...

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Canada and Quebec

One Country, Two Histories

UBC Press

Beginning with the Conquest and working through the many political permutations before Confederation and since, Robert Bothwell traces the uneasy relations between Canada and Quebec.

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Paul Kane's Great Nor-West

UBC Press

In this beautifully designed and richly illustrated book, Diane Eaton and Sheila Urbanek re-create Paul Kane's heroic journey across Canada and bring to life the people, places, and events he experienced.

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