Book Reviews


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  • The Half-Lives of Pat Lowther by Christine Wiesenthal

-Reviewed by Linda Rogers (pgs: 97-9)

  • Corresponding Influence: Selected Letters of Emily Carr and Ira Dilworth by Linda M. Morra

-Reviewed by Sandra Djwa (pgs: 99-100)

  • Always Someone to Kill the Doves: The Life of Sheila Watson by F.T. Flahiff

-Reviewed by Ginny Ratsoy (pgs: 100-1)

  • Contact Zones: Aboriginal and Settler Women in Canada's Colonial Past by Myra Rutherdale, Katie Pickles

-Reviewed by Mary-Ellen Kelm (pgs: 102-4)

  • The Pacific Muse: Exotic Femininity and the Colonial Pacific by Patty O'Brien

-Reviewed by Frances Steel (pgs: 104-5)

  • Contesting Rural Space: Land Policy and Practices of Resettlement on Saltspring Island, 1859-1891 by R. W. Sandwell

-Reviewed by Chad Gaffield (pgs: 106-7)

  • Stella: Unrepentant Madam by Linda J. Eversole

-Reviewed by (pgs: 107-9)

  • Unsettled Pasts: Reconcieving the West through Women's History by Sarah Carter, Lesley Erickson, Patricia Roome, Char Smith

-Reviewed by Patricia Barkaskas (pgs: 109-11)

  • The Last Great West: The Agricultural Settlement of the Peace River Country to 1914 by David W. Leonard

-Reviewed by Jon Swainger (pgs: 111-2)

  • Royal City: A Photographic History of New Westminster, 1858-1960 by Jim Wolf

-Reviewed by (pgs: 112-4)

  • Canadian Aboriginal Art and Spirituality: A Vital Link by John W. Friesen

-Reviewed by William Lindsay (pgs: 114-5)

  • Winging Home: A Palette of Birds by Harold Rhenisch

-Reviewed by Travis V. Mason (pgs: 115-7)




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