Local History Books on British Columbia
Local History Books on British Columbia

British Columbia isn’t just the largest province in all of Canada. It’s also larger than any of the 50 U.S. states, barring Alaska. That expanse of space has given rise to a variety of industries, including mining, fishing, forestry, and tourism. It’s also the beautiful, historic place that over 4.5 million Canadians proudly call home.

However, it’s important to realize that while more generalized history books may tell you the facts and figures about the history of British Columbia, they’re less likely to cover what’s most important: the people and events that shaped the province’s culture. Fortunately, the right regional interest literature can fill in the blanks.

Get to Know British Columbia Better

Regional history books have the unique ability to introduce you to a side of North American with which you might not have otherwise known. Essentially, it allows you to live vicariously through those who with a passion for preserving their local history and legacy, and sharing it with the world. Frankly, this is the case with British Columbia as much as it is with any of the U.S. states.

Travel back in time to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the first trans-Canadian train with a stunning volume on Vancouver’s Expo ’86. Take a nostalgic stroll through North Vancouver’s historic Lonsdale Neighborhood for an unforgettable look at some of the country’s most scenic urban settings. Enjoy incredible first-hand accounts, incredible historic imagery, and more. Discover some of the very best of British Columbia’s regional history with just the flip of a page.

Dig Deeper with Arcadia Publishing

Arcadia Publishing is North America’s largest, most respected publisher of regional interest books, so it only stands to reason that it’s the name to trust when it comes to localized British Columbian history. Each beautiful volume is written by a historian passionate about preserving their local history. The result is a satisfying look into one of the world’s most wonderful places. Explore the possibilities today!

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