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CONTEST: Win a BC History Book Prize Pack!

One lucky winner will receive 10 reads by prominent historians, courtesy of Knowledge Network and Harbour Publishing.

Knowledge Network 27 Sep 2021 | TheTyee.ca

Fall is the perfect season to start a new read, and we are thrilled to share that one lucky Tyee reader will win 10 inspiring books by prominent B.C. historians, courtesy of Knowledge Network and Harbour Publishing. Simply enter the form below.

British Columbia: An Untold History, a Knowledge Network Original detailing the complex history of the land we call “British Columbia,” is set to premiere on Oct. 12. The four-part series highlights stories of oppression and resistance that are too often omitted from textbooks, such as that of Indigenous peoples, Chinese, Japanese, Punjabi and Black communities, the labour and environment industry, among others. Research for the series was meticulously conducted by acclaimed historians and experts, many of whom are featured in the series.

Knowledge Network has teamed up with The Tyee and B.C.-based Harbour Publishing to give away a prize pack of ten books — each written or co-written by experts involved in the docuseries.

The 10 books that make up the prize are:

Within and Without the Nation: Canadian History as Transnational History (2015), by Karen Dubinsky, Adele Perry and Henry Yu

From the West Coast to the Western Front: British Columbians and the Great War (2014), by Greg Dickson and Mark Forsythe

Go Do Some Great Thing: The Black Pioneers of British Columbia (First published 1978, revised and updated 2020), by Crawford Kilian and Adam Rudder

They Called Me Number One: Secrets and Survival at an Indian Residential School (2013), by Bev Sellars

Claiming the Land: British Columbia and the Making of a New El Dorado (2018), by Daniel Marshall

Escape to Gold Mountain: A Graphic History of the Chinese in North America (2012), by David H.T. Wong

On the Line: A History of the British Columbia Labour Movement (2018), by Rod Mickleburgh

A Great Revolutionary Wave: Women and the Vote in British Columbia (2020), by Lara Campbell

Far West: The Story of British Columbia(2010), by Daniel Francis

On the Cusp of Contact: Gender, Space and Race in the Colonization of British Columbia (2020), by Jean Barman


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