Book Reviews


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  • Sojourning Sisters: The Lives and Letters of Jessie and Annie McQueen by Jean Barman

-Reviewed by Suzanne Morton (pgs: 105-6)

  • Constance Lindsay Skinner: Writing on the Frontier by Jean Barman

-Reviewed by Margaret Prang (pgs: 106-7)

  • Ethel Wilson: A Critical Biography by David Stouck

-Reviewed by Misao Dean (pgs: 108-9)

  • At Odds: Gambling and Canadians 1919-1969 by Suzanne Morton
  • Sit Down and Drink Your Beer: Regulating Vancouver's Beer Parlours, 1925-1954 by Robert A. Campbell

-Reviewed by John McLaren (pgs: 109-14)

  • Making Native Space: Colonialism, Resistance, and Reserves in British Columbia by Cole Harris

-Reviewed by Val Napoleon (pgs: 114-8)

  • Voices of a Thousand People: The Makah Cultural Research Center by Patricia Pierce Erikson, Helma Ward, Kirk Wachendorf

-Reviewed by Michael Marker (pgs: 118-20)

  • At Home with the Bella Coola Indians: T.F. Mcllwraith's Field Letters, 1922-4 by Douglas Cole, John Barker

-Reviewed by Jacinda Mack (pgs: 120-1)

  • Lelooska: The Life of a Northwest Coast Artist by Chris Friday

-Reviewed by Melinda Marie Jette (pgs: 121-3)

  • Nuu-chah-nulth Voices, Histories, Objects & Journeys by Alan Hoover

-Reviewed by Dan Marshall (pgs: 123-4)

  • Colonization and Community: The Vancouver Island Coalfield and the Making of the British Columbian Working Class by John Belshaw

-Reviewed by Lynne Bowen (pgs: 124-6)

  • Parallel Destinies: Canadian-American Relations West of the Rockies by Kenneth Coates, John M. Findlay

-Reviewed by Gordon Hak (pgs: 126-8)

  • Company Towns of the Pacific Northwest by Linda Carlson

-Reviewed by William G. Robbins (pgs: 128-9)

  • American Workers, Colonial Power: Philippine Seattle and the Transpacific West, 1919-1941 by Dorothy B. Fujita-Rony

-Reviewed by Geraldine Pratt (pgs: 130-1)

  • Murdering Holiness: The Trials of Franz Creffield and George Mitchell by Jim Phillips, Rosemary Gartner

-Reviewed by Angus McLaren (pgs: 131-3)

  • Sutebusuton: A Japanese Village on the British Columbia Coast by Mitsuo Yesaki

-Reviewed by Ann Dore (pgs: 133-4)

  • Steel Rails and Iron Men: A Pictorial History of the Kettle Valley Railway by Barrie Sanford

-Reviewed by Duane Thomson (pgs: 134-7)

  • The First Russian Voyage Around the World: The Journal of Hermann Ludwig von Lowenstern (1803-1806) by Translated by Victoria Joan Moessner, Hermann Ludwig von Lowenstern

-Reviewed by James R. Gibson (pgs: 137-8)




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