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Diane Purvey

Diane Purvey is an Associate Professor with the Faculty of Human, Social and Educational Development at Thompson Rivers Univeristy in Kamloops. She is the co-editor of Child and Family Welfare in British Columbia: A History (Detselig Press) and co-author of Private Grief, Public Mourning: The Rise of the Roadside Shrine in British Columbia (Anvil). She was born and raised in Vancouver.

John Belshaw is the Dean of Social Sciences & Management at Langara College. He is the author of Becoming British Columbia: A Population History (UBC Press) and Colonization and Community: The Vancouver Island Coalfield and the Making of the British Columbian Working Class, 1848&150;1900 (McGill-Queen's University Press), and co-author of Private Grief, Public Mourning: The Rise of the Roadside Shrine in British Columbia (Anvil). He is a second-generation Vancouverite.

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Private Grief, Public Mourning

Private Grief, Public Mourning

The Rise of the Roadside Shrine in B.C.
edition:Paperback
tagged : death & dying
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Vancouver Noir

Vancouver Noir

1930-1960
edition:Paperback
tagged : criticism
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