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Woodcock, George
One of Canada's most respected historians and critics provides a social history of Canada from the native people through the "primary exploiters", who include fishermen, fur traders, miners, soldiers and settlers, through World War I and II to the Quebec and Canada of today.423pp.Slight darkening to pages, some fading to covers.Previous owner's signature on ffep.
Penguin Books, 1989, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0140105360
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Inventory #26848
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.77 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Lanman, Charles
N.B.Rubbing to head and tail of spine and slight lean to book. Light rubbing to edge of boards. Fading to spine. Light foxing to pages. 322pp.
Richard Bentley, 1848, Cloth, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No Jacket. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN:
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Inventory #26528
Price: £ 130.00 GBP ($ 169.39 approx. - € 143.65 approx.)
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Bryan, Liz
Experience history and the outdoors in "Country Roads of Alberta", an intriguing new photographic guidebook that takes you to places you've never been before. Alberta's scenery is as diverse as its topography. Fringed along its western edge by high mountains, the land descends through foothills to stretch into undulating plains sculpted by ancient ice into ridges, hills and deep coulees. Under the changing light of the prairie sky, the rolling landscape reveals tipi rings and medicine wheels - remnants of the first people to call this land home - as well as marks of later civilisation: homesteads, old barns, churches and the graveyards of the first immigrants.Antelope, wild goats, moose, beaver, prairie dogs and birds are among the bountiful wildlife that flourish here. In "Country Roads of Alberta", Liz Bryan guides readers along the back roads of this beautiful landscape. In addition to driving directions and maps, Bryan includes snippets of archaeology, history, geology and other interesting information. The heart of her book, though, is in her magnificent, full-colour photos that celebrate Alberta's many landscapes - some still wild, and all most beautiful. 160pp.
Heritage House, 2007, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9781894974295
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Inventory #20155
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.29 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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Nicks, Joan; Grant, Barry Keith
This book closely examines some of the myriad forms of popular culture in the Niagara region of Canada. Essays consider common assumptions and definitions of what popular culture is and seek to determine whether broad theories of popular culture can explain or make sense of localised instances of popular culture and the cultural experiences of people in their daily lives. Among the many topics covered are local bicycle parades and war memorials, cooking and wine culture, radio and movie-going, music stores and music scenes, tourist sites, and blackface minstrel shows. The authors approach their subjects from a variety of critical and historical perspectives and employ a range of methodologies that includes cultural studies, textual analysis, archival research, and participant interviews. Altogether, the book provides a richly diverse mapping of the popular culture of a particular area of Canada and demonstrates the complexities of everyday culture. 376pp.
Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2010, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781554582211
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Inventory #27395
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.29 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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Park Benson, Thomas
N.B. previous owners inscription to ffep, possilbly that of the author. Address label residue to inside front cover. fading to spine. light rubbing to edges and corners of covers. 118pp.
Printed By the Reminder Printing Company of Ulverston, 1990, Card Covers, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 095066894X
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Inventory #32379
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.52 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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Wooliver, Joan
172pp.
Robert D. Reed Publishers, 2000, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. First Edition. D/J in Protective Wrapper. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 188500348X
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Inventory #14279
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.52 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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Gordon, E. J.
N.B. Corners slightly rubbed. Tiny split to base of spine. Inscribed by author on title page. 163pp.
Price-Patterson, Limited, 1993, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Signed Copy. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0969577141
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Inventory #23637
Price: £ 6.00 GBP ($ 7.82 approx. - € 6.63 approx.)
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Spalding, David A. E.; Oke, Kevin
144pp.The southern Gulf Islands between Nanaimo and Victoria are among British Columbia's greatest scenic treasures, projecting an appeal so powerful as to make nesomanes (island lovers) of the most unromantic souls. Ranging in size from Saltspring (pop. 12,000) to unoccupied D'arcy, they first began to attract European settlers in 1859 and have been home to a special breed of freedom-loving denizen ever since. Author David Spalding and photographer Kevin Oke are both members of this unique tribe and in this book pay tribute to their chosen region with the sensitivity and insider knowledge only long-time residents can provide.Brimming with gorgeous colour photographs by Oke, "Enchanted Isles" begins with a historic overview detailing how the islands served as a favoured hideaway of some of BC's most distinguished eccentrics. Remittance men and other escapees from British stuffiness form one stream of islanders, but there have been many others. A census of Saltspring in 1895 included a Patagonian, Germans, Portuguese, Hawaiians, Americans, Shetlanders and Scandinavians. Today you may expect to find individuals from virtually anywhere in the world. "Enchanted Isles" showcases local wildlife, captures local character and history and offers insider tips for visitors. It is a spectacular coffee-table book that shows why the Gulf Islands rank with Whistler and the Pacific Rim as one of the most popular tourist destinations in BC.
Harbour Publishing Company, Limited, 2007, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9781550174229
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Inventory #18800
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Hummel, Monte
288pp.
Key Porter Books, 1989, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good/Price Clipped. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 155013101X
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Inventory #21091
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Bryan, Liz
Liz Bryan explores and celebrates the amazing landscapes of British Columbia and traces the early history of this, Canada's western-most province. Through 18 picturesque country journeys, mostly in the Interior between the Rockies and the Coast Mountains, she takes readers through some of the most diverse and beautiful scenery in the country. British Columbia has everything: forests, rivers, lakes, grasslands, alpine peaks, sagebrush plateaus, desert valleys and badlands.This diversity can be explained in part by the province's remarkable geological history: it is not one land, but several, formed over time by unstoppable tectonic forces and modified by volcanic activity and glacial ice. In this title, much of the human history of the province, which closely follows the patterns of its geology, can be discovered along the network of roads stitching the province together. In this book, traces of the Native peoples' ancestral presence are found, along with those of the fur traders, explorers, gold miners, ranchers and homesteaders who settled here. This book offers an invitation to celebrate British Columbus' scenic heartland. Driving instructions and maps complement the text, and Bryan's colour photographs demonstrate the spectacular beauty of British Columbia. 190pp.
Heritage House, 2008, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9781894974431
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Inventory #21986
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.29 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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