Book Reviews


  • Book Reviews



  • Masterworks of the Classical Haida Mythtellers by Robert Bringhurst

-Reviewed by Terry Glavin (pgs: 181-4)

  • The Heavens are Changing: Nineteenth-Century Protestant Missions and Tsimshian Christianity by Susan Neylan

-Reviewed by J.R. Miller (pgs: 184-6)

  • The Intemperate Rainforest: Nature, Culture and Power on by Bruce Braun

-Reviewed by H.V. Nelles (pgs: 187-8)

  • Women and the White Mans God: Gender and Race in the Canadian Mission Field by Myra Rutherdale

-Reviewed by Margaret Van Die (pgs: 189-90)

  • Too Small to See, Too Big to Ignore: Child Health and Well-being by Leslie T. Foster, Michael V. Hayes

-Reviewed by Veronica Strong-Boag (pgs: 190-2)

  • A World Apart: The Crowsnest Communities of Alberta and British Columbia by Wayne Norton, Tom Langford

-Reviewed by Duff Sutherland (pgs: 192-4)

  • Tales of Ghosts: First Nations Art in British Columbia, 1922-61 by Ronald W. Hawker

-Reviewed by Megan A. Smetzer (pgs: 194-6)

  • Beaten Down: A History of Interpersonal Violence in the West by David Peterson del Mar

-Reviewed by Jim Phillips (pgs: 196-8)

  • Facing History: Portraits from Vancouver by Karen Love

-Reviewed by Neil Sutherland (pgs: 198- 200)

  • Launching History: The Saga of Burrard Dry Dock by Francis Mansbridge

-Reviewed by Andrew Hildred (pgs: 200-1)

  • British Columbia, The Pacific Province: Geographical Essays by Colin J.B. Wood

-Reviewed by Kenneth G. Brealey (pgs: 201-3)

  • Regulating Lives: Historical Essays on the State, Society, the Individual, and the Law by John McLaren, Robert Menzies, Dorothy E. Chunn

-Reviewed by Catherine Carstairs (pgs: 203-4)

  • Invisible Genealogies: A History of Americanist Anthropology by Regna Darnell

-Reviewed by Michael Asch (pgs: 205-6)

  • Pioneer Photographers of the Far West: A Biographical by Peter E. Palmquist, Thomas R. Kailbourn

-Reviewed by Brian W. Dippie (pgs: 206-7)

  • From the Baltic to Russian America, 1829-1836 by Alix O'Grady

-Reviewed by Bruce M. Watson (pgs: 207-8)

  • Stan Douglas: Every Building on 100 West Hastings by Reid Shier

-Reviewed by Jill Wade (pgs: 209-10)

  • Chasing the Comet: A Scottish Canadian Life by Patricia Koretchuk

-Reviewed by Michael E. Vance (pgs: 210-1)

  • The Last Island: A Naturalist's Sojourn on Triangle Island by Alison Watt

-Reviewed by Philip Teece (pgs: 212-3)




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