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The illustrated history of British Columbia

Author: Terry Reksten
Publisher: Vancouver : Douglas & McIntyre, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Ouvrages illustrés
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Terry Reksten
ISBN: 155054859X 9781550548594
OCLC Number: 46769609
Description: viii, 280 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps, portraits (some color) ; 32 cm
Contents: Part 1. The Lure of Wilderness and Fur prehistoric times to 1857 --
Chapter 1. The Beginning --
Chapter 2. The Prize of Rival Powers --
Chapter 3. Down the Wild Rivers --
Chapter 4. Surviving in New Caledonia --
Chapter 5. A Perfect Eden --
Part 2. The Stampede for Gold 1858 to 1865 --
Chapter 6. Gold Fever --
Chapter 7. Striking It Rich --
Part 3. Schemes, Dreams and High Hopes 1866 to 1913 --
Chapter 8. Divided Loyalties --
Chapter 9. Waiting for the Railway --
Chapter 10. The Great Railway --
Chapter 11. Searching for a Better Life --
Chapter 12. Progress and Prejudice --
Part 4. Boom, Bust and War 1914 to 1949 --
Chapter 13. Fighting for the Empire --
Chapter 14. Rum-running and Homesteading --
Chapter 15. Desperate Times --
Chapter 16. Preparing for Invasion --
Part 5. Tides of Change 1950 to 2000 --
Chapter 17. Politics in Paradise --
Chapter 18. Twists and Turns.
Responsibility: Terry Reksten.

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