During this fantastically crafted number of essays, Cole Harris displays at the thoughts of colonialism in British Columbia throughout the first a hundred and fifty years after the coming of eu settlers. The pervasive displacement of indigenous humans by way of the rookies, the mechanisms in which it was once complete, and the ensuing results at the panorama, social existence, and heritage of Canada’s western-most province are tested during the twin lenses of post-colonial idea and empirical info. via delivering a compelling examine the colonial development of the province, the ebook revises latest perceptions of the historical past and geography of British Columbia.
In their entirety, this eloquent selection of 9 essays represent a provocative and special research into the which means of colonialism and geographical swap within the province.
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