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Alternate Titles: Encyclopedia of British Columbia

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KnowBC is a growing resource for history and information regarding British Columbia. It started with the Encyclopedia of British Columbia (EBC) when it was first made available online in 2001, and since then KnowBC's catalogue has continued to expand. Now KnowBC has over a dozen books that cover a substantial number of topics including Indigenous history, marine life, British Columbia's role in World War I, and much more.

Also included is a teachers’ resource, highlighting KnowBC content and how it intersects with BC's educational curriculum.

Home of the "Encyclopedia of British Columbia." Also includes other titles such as "Encyclopedia of Raincoast Place Names: A Complete Reference to Coastal British Columbia", "Far West: The Story of British Columbia", "Marine Life of the Pacific Northwest".

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