Sunday, November 1, 2009

Victorian Histories in Western Canada

I guess its because I'm finding my place here but recently I've become more and more interested in the histories of Vancouver and surrounding area. Funny thing is that I lived in Calgary a full 24 years and never developed such an interest.

Sources I've recently been reading include Legends of Vancouver, Vancouver A visual History,  online sources like "Past Tense" ( which I wish would publish more) and a great historic documentary of the Japanese-Canadians' love of baseball.

 I also read The Maquinna Line by Norma Macmillan this winter which was an interesting historical (mostly) fiction  book in the same vein.

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