Book Reviews



  • People, Politics, and Child Welfare in British Columbia by Leslie T. Foster, Brian Wharf

-Reviewed by Veronica Strong-Boag (pgs: 137-9)

  • Voices Rising: Asian Canadian Cultural Activism by Xiaoping Li

-Reviewed by Anthony B. Chan (pgs: 139-41)

  • Nature and Human Societies: Canada and Arctic North America: An Environmental History by Graeme Wynn

-Reviewed by John Sandlos (pgs: 141-4)

  • Rain Before Morning by Michael Poole

-Reviewed by Jocelyn Smith (pgs: 144-5)

  • Guarding the Gates: The Canadian Labour Movement and Immigration by David Goutor

-Reviewed by James Naylor (pgs: 145-7)

  • The Seattle Bungalow: People and Houses, 1900-1940 by Janet Ore

-Reviewed by Sherry McKay (pgs: 147-8)

  • The Culture of Flushing: A Social and Legal History of Sewage by Jamie Benidickson

-Reviewed by Arn Keeling (pgs: 149-50)

  • 'Call Me Hank': A Sto:lo Man's Reflections on Logging, Living, and Growing Old by Keith Thor Carlson

-Reviewed by Richard A. Rajala (pgs: 150-2)

  • The Letters of Margaret Butcher: Missionary-Imperialism on the North Pacific Coast by Mary-Ellen Kelm

-Reviewed by (pgs: 152-4)

  • Philip Timm's Vancouver: 1900-1910 by Fred Thirkell

-Reviewed by Robin Anderson (pgs: 154-6)

  • Sakura in the Land of the Maple Leaf: Japanese Cultural Traditions in Canada by Ban Seng Hoe

-Reviewed by Michiko Midge Ayukawa (pgs: 156-9)

  • Thompson's Highway: British Columbia's Fur Trade, 1800-1850 by Alan Twigg

-Reviewed by (pgs: 159-60)






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