In the Shadow of the Great War: The Milligan And Hart Explorations Of Northeastern British Columbia, 1913-14

July 15, 2013|
In the Shadow of the Great War: The Milligan And Hart Explorations Of Northeastern British Columbia, 1913-14 by Jay Sherwood
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In 1913, the BC government hired G.B. Milligan and E.B. Hart to each lead a small expedition that spent 18 months exploring the northeastern part of British Columbia. These expeditions helped provide the first detailed information of this region. Unfortunately, World War I began just as these men completed their work, and the information they gathered got filed away and forgotten in the shadow of the Great War. Now, on the centennial of these expeditions, historian Jay Sherwood''s new book documents the Milligan and Hart expeditions. He reveals what their expeditions accomplished and he shows readers what northern BC was like 100 years ago.

Jay Sherwood, a historian and former surveyor, is the author of several books about Frank Swannell, including Surveying Northern British Columbia (a 2005 BC Book Prize finalist) and Surveying Central British Columbia (second-prize winner in the 2007 BC Historical Federation Writing Competition). He lives in Vancouver, where he works as...
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Title:In the Shadow of the Great War: The Milligan And Hart Explorations Of Northeastern British Columbia, 1913-14
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:224 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.5 in
Shipping dimensions:224 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.5 in
Published:July 15, 2013
Publisher:Royal Bc Museum
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780772666376

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