BC Studies is a journal of informed writing on British Columbia's political, economic, and cultural life, past and present. This November BC Studies will publish a special double issue, "On the Environment," and hold an online auction in conjunction with the issue to raise money for the Western Wilderness Committee and Greenpeace's "Great Bear Rainforest Campaign".
Guest edited by eminent geographer Graeme Wynn, the issue features articles on diverse environmental topics, including:
“A Greener Shade of Peace: British Columbia and the Origins of Direct Action Environmentalism,” by Frank Zelco;
“‘As Free of Fish as a Billiard Ball is of Hair’: Dealing with Depletion in the Pacific Halibut Fishery, 1899-1923,” by John Thistle;
“Sink or Swim: Water Pollution and Environmental Politics in Vancouver, 1889-1975,” by Arn Keeling;
“The Politics of Nature: Modernity, Environment, and Society on British Columbia’s Arrow Lakes,” by Tina Loo;
“Protecting Biodiversity in the Era of the ‘Hollowed out’ State: The Case of BC Bird Conservation,” by Jeremy Wilson;
“What J.W. Clark Saw in British Columbia, or, Nature and the Machine: A Photo Essay,” by James Murton; and
"'Shall We Linger Along Ambitionless?': Environmental Perspectives on British Columbia," an introductory essay by Graeme Wynn.
For more information on the issue and the online auction, please visit our website at the address provided below.
BC Studies - The British Columbian Quarterly
University of British Columbia, E162 - 1866 Main Mall
Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z1
Fax: 604-822-0606 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Visit the website at http://www.bcstudies.com
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