Vancouver Past: Essays in Social History

Vancouver Past: Essays in Social History

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Focusing on Vancouver's social history, the essays written for thisspecial edition of BC Studies treat hitherto neglected areas of thecity's past and bring new insights into how its residents lived andworked. Receiving particular attention is the socio-economic andresidential structure of Vancouver with one author arguing that thecity's economy created an urban working class which was at oncemore complex and politically more conservative than that of the highlypolarized communities on Vancouver Island and in the Interior.23 A student at Point Grey Junior High School put the case for student government in the school annual very well: aquot;Citizens of Canada should practise the principles of democracy. It is wise to start early. Is the Student Government of our schoolanbsp;...

Title:Vancouver Past: Essays in Social History
Author:Robert A. J. McDonald, Jean Barman
Publisher:UBC Press - 1986-01-01


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