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A Pioneer Gentlewoman in British Columbia

The Recollections of Susan Allison

UBC Press
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Alex Lord's British Columbia

Recollections of a Rural School Inspector, 1915-1936

Edited by John Calam
UBC Press

These memoirs invite the reader to experience the British Columbia that Alex Lord knew. Through his words, we endure the difficulties of travel in this mountainous province.

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Contact and Conflict

Indian-European Relations in British Columbia, 1774-1890 (2nd edition)

UBC Press

Originally published in 1977, Contact and Conflict has inspired numerous scholars to examine further the relationships between the Indians and the Europeans – fur traders as well as settlers.

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The Struggle for Social Justice in British Columbia

Helena Gutteridge, the Unknown Reformer

UBC Press
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Thomas Crosby and the Tsimshian

Small Shoes for Feet Too Large

UBC Press

Clarence Bolt demonstrates that the Aboriginal peoples of Canada were conscious participants in the acculturation and conversion process -- as long as this met their goals.

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Kwakiutl String Figures

UBC Press

Kwakiutl String Figures will interest students of comparative cultures and will delight all who have time (and string) on their hands.

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The Early Years of Native American Art History

The Politics of Scholarship and Collecting

UBC Press

This collection of essays deals with the development of Native American art history as a discipline.

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Soldiers of the Virgin

The University of Arizona Press

In the early summer of 1712, a young Maya woman from the village of Cancuc in southern Mexico encountered an apparition of the Virgin Mary while walking in the forest. The miracle soon attracted Indian pilgrims from pueblos throughout the highlands of Chiapas. When alarmed Spanish authorities stepped in to put a stop to the ...

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Bitter Feast

Amerindians and Europeans in Northeastern North America, 1600-64

By Denys Delâge; Translated by Jane Brierley
UBC Press

The first book to pay serious attention to the European economic and political factors which promoted colonization, this book argues that the prime determinant was the uneven development of agricultural systems in western Europe.

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Yukon

The Last Frontier

UBC Press
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