Historical Writing Competition

Historical Writing Competition
Gunboat frontier: British maritime authority and Northwest Coast Indians, 1846–1890.

1984 – Gough, Barry M.

Gough, B. (1984). Gunboat frontier: British maritime authority and Northwest Coast Indians, 1846–1890. Vancouver, B.C.: UBC Press Gunboat Frontier presents a fresh and different interpretation of...

Winners of British Columbia Historical Federation Historical Writing Competition

The award celebrates books that make significant contributions to the historical literature of British Columbia (British Columbia, May 2016) The British Columbia Historical Federation (BCHF)...
Plants of the Haida Gwaii

2004 – Turner, Nancy

Turner, N. (2004). Plants of the Haida Gwaii. Winlaw, B.C.: Sono Nis Press. Plants of Haida Gwaii, written with the cooperation and collaboration of the Haida,...
Seven Shillings a year: The history of Vancouver Island

1986 – Lillard, Charles

Lillard, C. (1986). Seven Shillings a year: The history of Vancouver Island. Ganges, BC: Horsdal & Schubart. This groundbreaking work, the first-ever history of Vancouver Island,...

UBC Press books take top two prizes in the British Columbia Historical Federation Historical...

The British Columbia Historical Federation (BCHF) is pleased to announce the winners for the Annual Historical Writing Competition. The prizes were awarded on Saturday,...

Lieutenant Governor’s Historical Writing Awards announced

These prestigious awards celebrate publications from the previous year that contributed significantly to the historical literature of British Columbia.
Island timber: A social history of the Comox Logging Company, Vancouver Island

2000 – Mackie, Richard Somerset

Mackie, R. (2000). Island timber: A social history of the Comox Logging Company, Vancouver Island. Victoria, B.C.: Sono Nis Press. Logging history, up close and personal!...
Otter skins, Boston ships and China goods

1992 – Gibson, James

Gibson, J. (1992). Otter skins, Boston ships and China goods. Seattle: University of Washington Press. James Gibson's thoroughly researched and highly detailed study is the first...