Book Reviews


  • Book Reviews



  • A History of Domestic Space: Privacy and the Canadian Home by W. Peter Ward
  • Homeplace: The Making of the Canadian Dwelling over Three Centuries by Peter Ennals, Deryck W. Holdsworth

-Reviewed by Joy Parr (pgs: 117-20)

  • Lions Gate by Lilia d'Acres, Donald Luxton

-Reviewed by Cyril Leonoff (pgs: 121-2)

  • Passage to Juneau: A Sea and Its Meanings by Jonathan Raban

-Reviewed by Nancy Pagh (pgs: 122-4)

  • Oar and Sail: An Odyssey of the West Coast by Kenneth Macrae Leighton
  • Hideaway: Life on the Queen Charlotte Islands by James Houston

-Reviewed by Adam C. Waldie (pgs: 124-6)

  • The Spruces by Rex Holmes

-Reviewed by Jon Swainger (pgs: 126-7)

  • Companions of the Peace: Diaries and Letters of Monica Storrs, 1931-1939 by Vera K. Fast

-Reviewed by Neil Sutherland (pgs: 128-30)

  • First Son: Portraits by CD. Hoy by Faith Moosang

-Reviewed by Carol Williams (pgs: 130-2)

  • Nicholas Movant's Canadian Pacific by J.F. Garden

-Reviewed by Wallace Chung (pgs: 133-5)

  • The Forgotten Side of the Border: British Columbia's Elk Valley and Crowsnest Pass by Wayne Norton, Naomi Miller

-Reviewed by Keith Ralston (pgs: 135-6)

  • Smelter Smoke in North America: The Politics of Transborder Pollution by John D. Wirth

-Reviewed by Jeremy Mouat (pgs: 137-9)

  • A Young Man's Benefit: The Independent Order of Odd Fellows and Sickness Insurance in the United States and Canada, 1860-1929 by George Emery, J.C. Herbert Emery

-Reviewed by Lynne Bowen (pgs: 139-40)

  • Rebel Life: The Life and Times of Robert Gosden, Revolutionary Mystic, Labour Spy by Mark Leier

-Reviewed by Ivan Avakumovic (pgs: 140-1)

  • Early Human Occupation in British Columbia by Roy L. Carlson, Luke Dalla Bona

-Reviewed by Duncan McLaren (pgs: 142-3)

  • The Silent Debate: Asian Immigration and Racism in Canada by Eleanor Laquian, Aprodicio Laquian, Terry McGee

-Reviewed by Timothy J. Stanley (pgs: 144-6)




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