British Columbia Official Centennial Record: 1858-1958 - A Century of Progress

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176 pages. Endpapers decorated with colour maps. Designed to tell the story of what British Columbia was and is. Tells stories of romance and adventure; of exploration and settlement; of the search for riches in furs, in gold, in fisheries, farming and forestry. Tells the story of development; of the building of a character and a homogeneous province; of a God-fearing pioneering people dedicated to progress, strengthened by their contest with a great land at first reluctant to yield its full resources. Contents: agriculture; historical background; committees; education; energy and power; fisheries; forestry and logging; government; mining; programme; recreation. Illustrated with a multitude of interesting old black and white photographs as well as some modern colour photos. Attractive colour-illustrated boards.