Gunboat Frontier

Gunboat Frontier

British Maritime Authority and Northwest Coast Indians, 1846-90

Book - 1984
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Gunboat Frontier presents a different interpretation ofIndian-white relations in nineteenth-century British Columbia, focusingon the interaction of West Coast Indians with British law andauthority. This authority was exercised by officers, seamen, marines,and ships of the Royal Navy on behalf of the colonial governments ofVancouver Island and British Columbia and, after 1871, of Canada.

Publisher: Vancouver : University of British Columbia Press, 1984
ISBN: 9780774801751
Branch Call Number: 971.1 GOU NVD 1 c.1, 27.95
Characteristics: xvii, 287 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm


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