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25 Awesome Books About BC

Do you know any history buffs? Maybe you’re looking for a unique gift, something just right for that hard-to-shop-for person? This list of 25 books about BC is just what you need! There are a lot more than just 25 books about this great province, but this list covers a variety of topics and there should be something for everyone.

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1. G.P.V. Akrigg
1001 British Columbia Place Names

2. Jean Barman
The West Beyond the West: A History of British Columbia

3. Martha Black
Out of the Mist: Treasures of the Nuu-chah-nulth Chiefs

4. M. Wylie Blanchet
The Curve of Time

5. Lynn Bowen
Boss Whistle: The Coal Miners of Vancouver Island Remember

6. Lynn Bowen
Three Dollar Dreams

7. Tim Bowling
The Lost Coast: Salmon, Memory and the Death of Wild Culture

8. Hugh Brody
Maps and Dreams: Indians and the British Columbia Frontier

9. Richard and Sydney Cannings
British Columbia: A Natural History

10. Keith Carlson
A Stó:lo Coast Salish Historical Atlas

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11. Cheryl Coull
A Traveller’s Guide to Aboriginal BC

12. James Delgado
Waterfront: The Illustrated Maritime Story of Greater Vancouver

13. Philip Drucker
Cultures of the North Pacific Coast

14. Ken Drushka
Working in the Woods: A History of Logging on the West Coast

15. Wilson Duff
The Indian History of British Columbia, Vol 1

16. Terry Glavin
Dead Reckoning: Confronting the Crisis in Pacific Fisheries

17. Terry Glavin
The Last Great Sea

18. Terry Glavin
This Ragged Place: Travels Across the Landscape

19. Donald Graham
Keepers of the Light: A History of British Columbia’s Lighthouses and their Keepers

20. Roderick Haig-Brown
A River Never Sleeps

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21. Aldona Jonaitis
The Yuquot Whalers’ Shrine

22. W. Kaye Lamb
George Vancouver: A Voyage of Discovery to the North Pacific Ocean and Round the World 1791-95

23. Charles Lillard
Seven Shillings a Year: The History of Vancouver Island

24. Richard Somerset Mackie
Trading Beyond the Mountains: The British Fur Trade on the Pacific 1793-1843

25. Bruce Ramsey
Ghost Towns of British Columbia

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