Boundless Optimism: Richard McBride's British Columbia

Boundless Optimism: Richard McBride's British Columbia

By: Patricia E. Roy (author)Hardback

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Description

Boundless Optimism will appeal not only to historians and political scientists, but also to fans of political biographies and anyone interested in British Columbia's formative years.

About Author

Patricia E. Roy, professor emerita of history at the University of Victoria, is the author of many books on the history of British Columbia, including The Triumph of Citizenship: The Japanese and Chinese in Canada, 1941-67; The Oriental Question: Consolidating a White Man's Province, 1914-41; and A White Man's Province: British Columbia Politicians and Chinese and Japanese Immigrants, 1858-1914.

Contents

Introduction 1 A Young British Columbian in a Young British Columbia 2 "Dewdney Dick": In a Chaotic Legislature, 1898-1903 3 Establishing a Government, 1903-07 4 Toward a Wider Stage, 1907-09 5 Boundless Optimism, 1909-12 6 The Beginning of the End, 1912-14 7 Optimism Challenged, 1914-15 8 Respite in London Conclusion Epilogue Notes Note on Sources Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774823883
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 428
  • ID: 9780774823883
  • weight: 760
  • ISBN10: 0774823887

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