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Ships and Memories

Merchant Seafarers in Canada's Age of Steam

UBC Press

An account of life on steamships, this book draws on the experiences of seafarers in peace and war and during the depression.

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To the Charlottes

George Dawson's 1878 Survey of the Queen Charlotte Islands

UBC Press

This book examines geologist George Dawson's 1878 exploration of the Queen Charlotte Islands, includes a reprint of Dawson's report, photographs, and his journal complete with biographical, scientific, and ethnological details.

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Twana Narratives

Native Historical Accounts of a Coast Salish Culture

UBC Press

Anthropologist William Elmendorf presents first-person accounts of the history, society, and religion of the Twana speech community, Coast Salish Indians who lived in nine villages in western Washington.

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The Mexican Border Cities

The University of Arizona Press

From Matamoros to Tijuana, Mexican border cities have long evoked for their neighbors to the north images of cheap tourist playgrounds and, more recently, industrial satellites of American industry. These sensationalized and simplified perceptions fail to convey the complexity and diversity of urban form and function—and of ...

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Indigenous Peoples of the World

Their Past, Present and Future

UBC Press, Purich Publishing

A comprehensive survey of the Indigenous Peoples of the world, including who they are, where they live, and similarities in their history and future challenges.

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The Klondike Stampede

UBC Press

This classic in Yukon gold rush literature was originally published in 1900 and has long been out of print.

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