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Captain Alex MacLean

Jack London's Sea Wolf

UBC Press

Sealing wars and maritime history are brought into focus in this vivid account of the life of the Alex MacLean, the inspiration for Jack London's Sea-Wolf.

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At the Far Reaches of Empire

The Life of Juan Francisco de la Bodega y Quadra

UBC Press

The most complete study of Bodega and his epoch yet written, At the Far Reaches of Empire is an absorbing narrative of eighteenth-century empire building.

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Indigenous Storywork

Educating the Heart, Mind, Body, and Spirit

UBC Press
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Creating a Modern Countryside

Liberalism and Land Resettlement in British Columbia

UBC Press
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Working Girls in the West

Representations of Wage-Earning Women

UBC Press

Examining the eager debate that followed women into the paid workforce in the early twentieth century, this volume uncovers the “working girl” heroines of western Canada’s poetry, prose, and fiction.

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Indicator Plants of Coastal British Columbia

UBC Press

Indicator Plants of Coastal British Columbia fully discusses how indicator plants are recognized and demonstrates how indicator plants can be used in site diagnosis.

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Beyond the City Limits

Rural History in British Columbia

Edited by R.W. Sandwell
UBC Press

This wide-ranging collection draws together a distinguished group of contributors to discuss Aboriginal-White settler relations on Vancouver Island, pimping and violence in northern BC, and the triumph of the coddling moth over Okanagan orchardists.

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Birds of British Columbia, Volume 2

Nonpasserines - Diurnal Birds of Prey through Woodpeckers

UBC Press

This volume completes the nonpasserine species and contains accounts for the diurnal birds of prey through woodpeckers.

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At Home with the Bella Coola Indians

T.F. McIlwraith's Field Letters, 1922-4

UBC Press
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Birds of British Columbia, Volume 1

Nonpasserines - Introduction, Loons through Waterfowl

UBC Press

For the first time, the natural history, migration patterns, habitat requirements, reproductive biology, and distribution of the province's birdlife are combined in one publication.

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