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Overland from Canada to British Columbia

By Mr. Thomas McMicking of Queenston, Canada West

Edited by Joanne Leduc
UBC Press
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On the Northwest

Commercial Whaling in the Pacific Northwest, 1790-1967

UBC Press

On the Northwest is the first complete history of commercial whaling in the Pacific Northwest from its shadowy origins in the late 1700s to its demise in western Canada in 1967.

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United We Win

University of Arizona Mexican American Studies and Research Center

"Clearly, Ignacio M. Garcia has written a sympathetic history of the movement, critically describing conditions of the sixties and seventies and clarifying the outstanding issues and personalities in the Mexican American community of the Southwest. . . Garcia's passionate and insightful contribution cannot be overlooked as a source ...

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Yukon

The Last Frontier

UBC Press
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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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Gold at Fortymile Creek

Early Days in the Yukon

UBC Press

Michael Gatesfollows the first gold-seekers from their arrival in 1873 until the stampede to the Klondike in 1896, capturing the essence of these early years of the gold rush and chronicling the trials and successes of the hardy individualists who searched for gold in the wilderness.

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