From Desolation to Splendour: Changing Perceptions of the British Columbia Landscape by Maria Tippett and Douglas Cole
4to. pp. 159. profusely illustrated. cloth. dw. Toronto & Vancouver: Clarke, Irwin & Company, Limited, 1977.
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ISBN-10: 077201048X / ISBN-13: 9780772010483
The dominance of the landscape is the consciousness and identity of Canadians and its perception by artists and writers have been abundantly documented, described and debated. This book looks at British Columbia, a province whose landscape is both spectacular and unique; a region which presented its own peculiar problems and offered its own special qualities to those who visited or settled in it.