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Becoming Vancouver: A History

Becoming Vancouver: A History

by Daniel Francis

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|September 25, 2021

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Seeing Reds: The Red Scare of 1918-1919, Canada's First War on Terror
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Excerpted in Geist magazine At the end of World War I, Canada was poised on the brink of social revolution. At least that is what many Canadians, inspired by the success of the Russian Revolution in 1917, hoped and others dreaded. Seeing Reds tells the story of…
The Imaginary Indian: The Image of the Indian in Canadian Culture
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First published in 1992, The Imaginary Indian is a revealing history of the "Indian" image mythologized by popular Canadian culture since 1850, propagating stereotypes that exist to this day. Images of First Nations people have always been fundamental to Canadian…
Closing Time: Prohibition, Rum-Runners, and Border Wars
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Canadians have long associated Prohibition with the colourful history of the Jazz Age in the United States. But even before the American ban that was in place from 1920 to 1933, Canada initiated its own Prohibition during World War I. The so-called Cold Water…
Where Mountains Meet The Sea: An Illustrated History Of The District Of North Vancouver
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Where Mountains Meet the Sea commemorates the 125th anniversary of the District of North Vancouver's incorporation as a municipality. Combining hundreds of illustrations with the personal accounts of residents and a lively text, the book presents the story of…
National Dreams: Myth, Memory, and Canadian History
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As Canadians, we remember the stories told to us in high-school history class as condensed images of the past--the glorious Mountie, the fearsome Native, the Last Spike. National Dreams is an incisive study of the most persistent icons and stories in Canadian…
Flashback Canada

Flashback Canada

by J. Bradley Cruxton

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|August 29, 2007

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Trillium Listed! Flashback Canada, Fifth Edition, examines the factors that led to Confederation, the building and expansion of the nation, and the significant events on a domestic and global level that changed the shape of Canada in the early 20th century.
Selling Canada: Three propaganda campaigns that shaped the nation
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Between 1880 and the 1930s, the big railway companies, and the federal and provincial governments launched three aggressive campaigns to “sell” Canada at home and abroad. A blizzard of posters and pamphlets, portraying the country as a land of milk…
Outlooks 5: Connections Canada

Outlooks 5: Connections Canada

by Daniel Francis

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|May 31, 2000

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Connections Canada is part of the Outlooks Program written exclusively by a team of British Columbia social studies authors to meet the unique requirements of the BC Social Studies IRP. The Outlooks Program consists of one hardcover text per Grade 4 through to…
Operation Orca: Springer, Luna And The Struggle To Save West Coast Killer Whales
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Winner of Foreword Magazine's Best Nature Non-Fiction Award. In 1964 when the Vancouver Aquarium obtained its first killer whale, Moby Doll, the prevalent attitudes towards killer whales was that they were fierce and vicious man-eaters. Over the years, attitudes…
Discovering Canada's Government

Discovering Canada's Government

by Daniel Francis

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|June 4, 2001

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Trillium Listed! Discovering Canada's Government introduces children to the three levels of government in Canada. Emphasizing active participation in public decision making, the text explains the electoral process, the different aspects of parliamentary…
Far West: The Story Of British Columbia

Far West: The Story Of British Columbia

by Daniel Francis

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|September 1, 2010

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British Columbia's colourful story has been told many times, but until now no one has attempted to relate the chronicle specifically for young readers. From the gold rush to the Gumboot Navy and from "brideships" to W.A.C. Bennett, BC history comes alive in this…
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