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Author Clayton, Daniel Wright, 1964-

Title Islands of truth : the imperial fashioning of Vancouver Island / Daniel W. Clayton.

Published Vancouver : UBC Press, [2000]
©2000

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 UniM Bail  971.1202 CLAY    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxii, 330 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part 1 Spaces of European Exploration -- 1 Captain Cook, the Enlightenment, and Symbolic Violence 6 -- 2 Successful Intercourse Was Had with the Natives? 17 -- 3 Captain Cook and the Spaces of Contact at Nootka Sound 30 -- 4 Cook Books 50 -- 5 Histories, Genealogies, and Spaces of the Other 63 -- Part 2 Geographies of Capital -- 6 Conflictual Economy of Truth of the Maritime Fur Trade 73 -- 7 Native Power and Commercial Contact at Nootka Sound 98 -- 8 Spatial Politics of Exchange at Clayoquot Sound 131 -- 9 Regional Geographies of Accommodation and Appropriation 150 -- Part 3 Circulating Knowledge and Power -- 10 Ledger, the Map, and British Imperial Vision 168 -- 11 Circumscribing Vancouver Island 190 -- 12 Delineating the Oregon Territory 205 -- 13 Mythical Localities 224 -- 14 Conclusion: The Loss of Locality 233.
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.
ISBN 0774807415 (bound) $85.00