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BC Historical Books

BC Historical Books

Canada and its provinces : a history of the Canadian people and their institutions by one hundred associates. Volume XXI Shortt, Adam, 1859-1931; Doughty, Arthur G. (Arthur George), Sir, 1860-1936


"Contents: British Columbia in the Dominion; introduction, by Sir Richard McBride. - The period of exploration, by T. G. Marquis. - Colonial history, 1849-1871, by R. E. Gosnell. - Political history, 1871-1913, by F. W. Howay. - Economic history, by C. H. Lugrin. - Indian tribes of the Interior, by J. A. Teit. Indian tribes of the Coast, by E. Sapir. Also: Toronto, Glasgow, Book & Co." -- Lowther, B. J., & Laing, M. (1968). A bibliography of British Columbia: Laying the foundations, 1849-1899. Victoria, BC: University of Victoria, p. 176-177 . "23 v. illus., facsims., maps(part.col.double, part.fold.), ports., fold.tables. 29 cm. Limited to 875 copies. Partial contents: v.21-22. The Pacific province.- v.23. General index, manuscript sources, bibliography. In v.7. the section 'Immigration and population' by W.D. Scott includes short sections on Hindus and orientals. In v.8 the section 'The fishery arbitrations' by N.B. Wormwith includes chapters on the Bering Sea fur seal dispute, and the section 'Boundary disputes and treaties' by James White includes the Alaska boundary dispute. In v.21 the section 'Economic history' by C.H. Lugrin includes the oriental question. In v.22 the section 'History of education' by Alexander Robinson includes a short section on U.B.C ; and the sections 'The fisheries' by D.N. McIntyre, 'Forest resources' by A.C Flumerfelt (mainly 19th century), and 'Mines and mining' by E. Jacobs. Also: [Archives ed.] Printed by T. & A. Constable at The Edinburgh University Press for the Publishers' Association of Canada Limited, Toronto, Glasgow, Brook & Company, 1914. 25 cm. Lowther gives publisher as Glasgow, Book & Co." -- Edwards, M. H., Lort, J. C. R., & Carmichael, W. J. (1975). A bibliography of British Columbia: Years of growth, 1900-1950. Victoria, BC: University of Victoria, p. 257.

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