Book Reviews


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  • A Year on the Wild Side by Briony Penn

-Reviewed by Nancy Turner (pgs: 99-100)

  • Whales of the West Coast by David A. E. Spalding

-Reviewed by Mark Forsythe (pgs: 100-2)

  • Since the Time of the Transformers: The Ancient Heritage of the Nuu-chah-nulth, Ditidaht, and Makah by Alan D. McMillan

-Reviewed by Donald Mitchell (pgs: 102-3)

  • The Social Life of Stories: Narrative and Knowledge in the Yukon Territory by Julie Cruikshank

-Reviewed by Joyce Shales (pgs: 104-5)

  • Spuzzum: Fraser Canyon Histories, 1808- 1939 by Andrea Laforet, Annie York

-Reviewed by Lynne Jorgesen (pgs: 106-9)

  • Spuzzum: Fraser Canyon Histories, 1808- 1939 by Andrea Laforet, Annie York

-Reviewed by Lynne Jorgesen (pgs: 106-9)

  • Brushed by Cedar, Living By the River: Coast Salish Figures of Power by Crisca Bierwert

-Reviewed by Jo-ann Archibald (pgs: 110-11)

  • River of the Angry Moon: Seasons on the Bella Coola by Harvey Thommasen, Mark Hume
  • First Fish, First People: Salmon Tales of the North Pacific Rim by Judith Roche, Megan McHutchison

-Reviewed by Charles Dawson (pgs: 111-3)

  • Bill Reid by Doris Shadbolt

-Reviewed by Megan Smetzer (pgs: 113-4)

  • Stolen from Our Embrace: The Abduction of First Nations Children and the Restoration of Aboriginal Communities by Ernie Crey, Suzanne Fournier

-Reviewed by Gale Cyr (pgs: 115-6)

  • Alejandro Malaspina: Portrait of a Visionary by John Kendrick

-Reviewed by Freeman Tovell (pgs: 116-8)

  • Unwilling Idlers: The Urban Unemployed and Their Families in Late Victorian Canada by Peter Baskerville, Eric W. Sager

-Reviewed by John Belshaw (pgs: 118-9)

  • Diversity and Change: A Profile of British Columbia Families by BC Council for Families

-Reviewed by Veronica Strong-Boag (pgs: 120)

  • 'A Whole Little City by Itself': Tranquille and Tuberculosis by Wayne Norton

-Reviewed by Veronica Strong-Boag (pgs: 121)

  • Does Canada Matter? Liberalism and the Illusion of Sovereignty by Clarence R. Bolt

-Reviewed by Steven Tomblin (pgs: 122-3)

  • Painting the Maple: Essays on Race, Gender, and the Construction of Canada by Sherrill Grace, Veronica Strong-Boag, Avigail Eisenberg, Joan Anderson

-Reviewed by Janice Fiamengo (pgs: 124-5)

  • From Hudson Bay to Haro Strait: Books on Western Canada and the Pacific Northwest, A Collectors' Guide by G. J. Kim Whale

-Reviewed by Melva J. Dwyer (pgs: 126)




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