Regional Studies

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When Coal Was King

Ladysmith and the Coal-Mining Industry on Vancouver Island

UBC Press

The first scholarly history of the Ladysmith miners, the Great Strike of 1912-1914, and the coalmining industry on Vancouver Island.

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A Voyage to the North West Side of America

The Journals of James Colnett, 1786-89

UBC Press

The journal of James Colnett is the last unpublished account of the early maritime fur trade on the Northwest Coast.

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Taking Stands

Gender and the Sustainability of Rural Communities

UBC Press

Goes beyond the dichotomies of “pro” and “anti” environmentalism to tell the stories of the women who seek to maintain resource use in rural places.

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The Vancouver Achievement

Urban Planning and Design

UBC Press

This first comprehensive account of contemporary planning and urban design practice in any Canadian city examines the development of Vancouver's unique approach to zoning, planning, and urban design from its inception in the early 1970s to the present day.

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Field Guide to Forest Insects and Diseases of the Prairie Provinces

Canadian Forest Service

The most common and important insects, diseases, and other damaging agents of forest trees in the Canadian prairie provinces are described in terms of their symptoms and signs, distribution, hosts, disease (life) cycle, and damage. These are illustrated with colour photographs for easy identification. The book is divided into three major colour-coded sections: one for insects and diseases of conifers, one for insects and diseases of hardwoods, and one for other damaging agents. A host index listing pest species and disorders by host species and part of host affected, a glossary of technical terms, a general reference section, and a general index listing common and scientific names of hosts and pests as well as other damaging agents are also included.

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Musqueam Reference Grammar

UBC Press

Perhaps the fullest account of any Salish language, this is the long-awaited grammar of the Musqueam dialect of Halkomelem which was begun in the late 1950s.

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CCF Colonialism in Northern Saskatchewan

Battling Parish Priests, Bootleggers, and Fur Sharks

UBC Press

An elegantly written history that documents the colonial relationship between the CCF and the Saskatchewan north.

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Paddling to Where I Stand

Agnes Alfred, Qwiqwasutinuxw Noblewoman

UBC Press

A first-hand account of the greatest period of change experienced by the Kwakwaka'wakw people since their first contact with Europeans.

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Northern Exposures

Photographing and Filming the Canadian North, 1920-45

UBC Press

Illustrated throughout with archival photographs, this book examines the photographic and film practice of the Canadian government, the Anglican Church of Canada, and the Hudson’s Bay Company, the three major colonial institutions involved in the arctic and sub-arctic.

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The Courts and the Colonies

The Litigation of Hutterite Church Disputes

UBC Press

A detailed account of the litigation between various Hutterite factions and colonies in Manitoba and the US that led to a major division in the 1990s.

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