Indian History of British Columbia

Indian History of British Columbia

Volume 1, the Impact of the White Man

Book - 1992
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First published in 1965, The Indian History of British Columbia: The Impact of the White Man remains an important book thanks to Wilson Duff's rigorous scholarship. It is an excellent overview of the history of the interaction between the First Nations of British Columbia and the colonial cultures that came to western North America. In its 30 years in print, this book has sold more than 15,000 copies and continues to reside on the reading lists of many university and college anthropology courses. Wilson Duff wrote this book as the first in a series. The second was to be the first book in a line of 'ethnic histories' on specific First Nations; the third was to cover a thousand or so years before contact with Euro-Americans. Regrettably, he never finished the other manuscripts. But The Impact of the White Man stands alone and is, indeed, a mainstay of anthropology and history in British Columbia.
Publisher: Victoria : Royal British Columbia Museum, 1992
Copyright Date: ©1969
ISBN: 9780771882173
0771882173
Branch Call Number: 971.100497 DUF 1969
Characteristics: 117 pages : illustrations
Additional Contributors: British Columbia Provincial Museum
Alternative Title: Impact of the white man

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