THE PORTS OF BRITISH COLUMBIA by Agnes Rothery

THE PORTS OF BRITISH COLUMBIA

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Latest in the Seaport Series, these profiles of Vancouver and Victoria, Canadian ports not so intimately known to all of the United States, combine guidebook and background material in balanced blend. The contrasts of the two ports, the forces that have made them important, their part in the world today and that of post-war, their heritage from England colored by their new world history -- are combined with a personal enthusiasm for the highly individual flavor of each city. Vancouver's transportation, mills and factories, lumber, canneries, cattle; Victoria's parliaments, museum, gardens, are parts of the picture of these young ports while the spectacular character of Vancouver is highlighted against the more conservative temperament of Victoria. Miss Rothery's flair for the color and feel of a country, for arousing interest in her subject contributes decidedly to the appeal of this volume.

Pub Date: June 18th, 1943
Publisher: Doubleday, Doran