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Captured Heritage

The Scramble for Northwest Coast Artifacts

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Douglas Cole Examines the process of anthropological collecting on the Northwest Coast between 1875 and the Great Depression, in the context of the development of museums and anthropology.

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Roaring Days

Rossland's Mines and the History of British Columbia

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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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A Thousand Blunders

The Grand Trunk Pacific Railway and Northern British Columbia

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A provocative account of one of the greatest entrepreneurial failures in Canadian history, this book documents the downfall of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway, which helped develop the north-central corridor of British Columbia – then collapsed dramatically in 1919.

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Early Human Occupation in British Columbia

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A vital contribution to current knowledge about the prehistory in British Columbia, 10,500 to 5,000 years ago.

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Politics, Policy, and Government in British Columbia

UBC Press

Written by well-known experts, this book provides an up-to-date portrait and analysis of one of the many dynamic faces of BC politics.

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