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Author Clayton, Daniel
Title Islands of Truth : The Imperial Fashioning of Vancouver Island
Imprint Vancouver : UBC Press, 2000
©2000
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- PART 1: SPACES OF EUROPEAN EXPLORATION -- Introduction -- 1 Captain Cook, the Enlightenment, and Symbolic Violence -- 2 Successful Intercourse Was Had with the Natives? -- 3 Captain Cook and the Spaces of Contact at Nootka Sound -- 4 Cook Books -- 5 Histories, Genealogies, and Spaces of the Other -- PART 2: GEOGRAPHIES OF CAPITAL -- Introduction -- 6 The Conflictual Economy of Truth of the Maritime Fur Trade -- 7 Native Power and Commercial Contact at Nootka Sound -- 8 The Spatial Politics of Exchange at Clayoquot Sound -- 9 Regional Geographies of Accommodation and Appropriation -- PART 3: CIRCULATING KNOWLEDGE AND POWER -- Introduction -- 10 The Ledger, the Map, and British Imperial Vision -- 11 Circumscribing Vancouver Island -- 12 Delineating the Oregon Territory -- 13 Mythical Localities -- 14 Conclusion: The Loss of Locality -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Clayton, Daniel Islands of Truth : The Imperial Fashioning of Vancouver Island Vancouver : UBC Press,c2000 9780774807418
Subject Indians of North America -- British Columbia -- Vancouver Island -- History.;Vancouver Island (B.C.) -- Discovery and exploration.;Vancouver Island (B.C.) -- History.;Vancouver Island (B.C.) -- Historiography
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