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I Have Lived Here Since the World Began: An Illustrated History of Canada's Native People
Ray, Arthur J.
Ray shows that Native culture played an important -- and largely unrecognized -- part in Canada's economic development. Rather than being "civilized" by European explorers, the indigenous people were ...
The Lands We Lost
Ware, Reuben
The Lands We Lost is a history of the cut-off lands and land losses from Indian reserves in British Columbia.
Never Say Die!
Stanton, John
Autobiography of labour lawyer John Stanton with an account of Canadian labour history since the 1930's.
Organizing Immigrant Labour
Verzuh, Ron
Barriers to unionizing the smelter workers of Trail, British Columbia, during the Second World War.
Plunderbund and Proletariat: A History of the IWW in B.C.
Scott, Jack
A history of working class struggle from the workers' perspective.
Working Class Experience: Rethinking the History of Canadian Labour, 1800-1991
Palmer, Bryan D.
From nineteenth-century tavern life to late twentieth-century cinema, from rough canallers and the first stirrings of craft unionism to contemporary public-sector strikes, this books provides a sweepi...

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Archives Association of British Columbia Toolkit
The AABC Archivist's Toolkit offers access to a wide range of on-line and published resources for archivists and archives workers at all levels. Special care is taken to provide resources for small an...
Dictionary of Canadian Place Names
Rayburn, Alan
Includes 6,200 names of Canadian cities, towns, lakes, rivers, national parks, mountains, capes, channels and bays.

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Tug-of-War: The working Class and Political Change in British Colombia, 1948-1972
PhD Thesis, University of New Brunswick, 2008
Isitt, Benjamin