The Illustrated History of British ColumbiaBook - 2001
This illustrated guide to the history of British Columbia contains 320-plus interesting color and bandw archival photographs and five specially commissioned maps. Through a mixture of anecdotes, quotations and the results of her research, Reksten (social historian) describes the brave deeds and tragic tales of the people who prospected for gold, explored the wild rivers, cleared homesteads in the forest, built the railway, took part in riots and strikes, fought in wars, and more. Oversize: 10x12.25". Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Publisher: Vancouver : Douglas & McIntyre, c2001.
Characteristics: viii, 280 p. :,ill. (some col.), col. maps, ports. (some col.) ;,32 cm.