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Black Geographies

and the Politics of Place

Black Geographies and the Politics of Place is an interdisciplinary collection of essays in black geographic theory. Fourteen authors address specific geographic sites and develop their … 272 View
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Vancouver Vice

Crime and Spectacle in the City's West End

The late 1970s and early 1980s were a volatile period in the history of Vancouver, where broad social and cultural changes were afoot. This was perhaps most clearly evident in the West End, the … 256 View
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“No One Knows the Mysteries at the Bottom of the Ocean”

From: Black Geographies

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Introduction to the themes of the book. Found in black geographies are a history of brutal segregation and erasure, but also processes that inform a different or new approach to the production of … ; 13 $1.30 Add
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Prologue and Introduction

The Davie Street Blues

From: Vancouver Vice

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In the prologue and introduction, Chapman frames his narrative around two events in West End Vancouver: the discovery of a body in in 1984, and the unveiling of a memorial to sex workers in 2016. 10 $1.00 Add
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Electricity and Sex

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This chapter provides a history of the West End, with a focus on the importance of electricity and sex in the neighbourhood’s development. 10 $1.00 Add
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From Forestry to Film: The Changing Political Economy of British Columbia

From: British Columbia Politics and Government

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Historical review tracing the changing nature of the political economy. ; ; 18 $1.80 Add
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BC as an Intergovernmental Relations Player: Still Punching Below Its Weight?

From: British Columbia Politics and Government

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Historical review of intergovernmental relations leading to an assessment of the current government’s performance on the matter. 20 $2.00 Add
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Indo Canadians in British Columbia

1900-1917

From: Righting Canada’s Wrongs: The Komagata Maru

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This chapter describes the racism that was experienced by Indian Canadians in British Columbia during the early 20th century, the lives the led, and their efforts to build communities. It … 10 $1.00 Add
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Vice and the Tumbling Dice

From: Vancouver Vice

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In this chapter, the author details the history of the policing of vice in Vancouver, and the corruption that often accompanied these efforts. 7 $0.70 Add
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Call Girls and Boys

From: Vancouver Vice

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This chapter explores the history of the sex trade in the West End,from the 1930s to 1975. 9 $0.90 Add
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Memories of Africville

Urban Renewal, Reparations, and the Africadian Diaspora

From: Black Geographies

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The field of historic preservation and conservation in the Americas is ill equipped to deal with the complex history of forced removal. Community-based demands placed on restorative justice … 15 $1.50 Add
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Memory, Identity, and Diversity in BC

From: British Columbia Politics and Government

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Analysis of historical injustices against persons of Asian and Aboriginal descent in BC, leading to an assessment of the current situation. 15 $1.50 Add
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Down the Toilet

From: Vancouver Vice

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In this chapter, Chapman focuses on two vice cops who were surveilling the English Bay Bathhouse in attempt to crack down on cruising in the West End. 14 $1.40 Add
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Implementing Federalism, 1867–1878

From: Rivals for Power: Ottawa and the Provinces

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Describes developments in federal provincial relations from 1867-1878, including the incorporation of three new provinces. 20 $2.00 Add
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The Komagata Maru

1939-1945

From: Righting Canada’s Wrongs: The Komagata Maru

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This chapter discusses voyage of the Komagata Maru to Canada and how its passengers were turned away upon arrival. It illustrates this with drawings, photographs, documents and firsthand accounts. 14 $1.40 Add
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The Political Geography of British Columbia: Coping with the Pressures of Globalization

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Analysis of how globalization and neo-liberalism has affected economic development within the context of political geography. 16 $1.60 Add