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Colonial Proximities

Crossracial Encounters and Juridical Truths in British Columbia, 1871-1921

UBC Press

Colonial Proximities traces the encounters between aboriginal peoples, mixed-race populations, Chinese migrants, and Europeans in late-nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century British Columbia.

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Landing Native Fisheries

Indian Reserves and Fishing Rights in British Columbia, 1849-1925

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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

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Creating a Modern Countryside

Liberalism and Land Resettlement in British Columbia

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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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