Robert McDonald

Professor Emeritus and BC Services Editor

 

Books

R.A.J. McDonald. Making Vancouver: class, status, and social boundaries, 1863-1913. Vancouver, B.C: UBC Press, 1996.

J. Barman; R.A.J. McDonald. Readings in the history of British Columbia. Richmond, B.C: Open Learning Agency, 1989.

R.A.J. McDonald; J. Barman. Vancouver past: essays in social history : Vancouver centennial issue of BC studies. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 1986.

W.P. Ward; R.A.J. McDonald. British Columbia: historical readings. Vancouver, B.C: Douglas & McIntyre, 1981.

Articles/Book Chapters

R. A. J. McDonald, “”Telford Time” and the Populist Origins of the CCF in British Columbia”, LABOUR-LE TRAVAIL, pp. 87-100, 2013.

R. A. J. McDonald, “The quest for “modern administration”: British Columbia’s civil service, 1870s to 1940s”, BC Studies, p. 9, 2009.

R. A. J. McDonald, “BC Studies Conference: ‘British Columbia: Rethinking Ourselves’”, B.C. Historical News, vol. 36, 2003.

R. A. J. McDonald, ““Simply a Working Man”: Tom Uphill of Fernie”, in A World Apart: The Crowsnest Communities of Alberta and British Columbia, W. Norton and Langford, T. Kamloops: Plateau Press, 2002, pp. 99-112.

R. A. J. McDonald, ““He thought he was the boss of everything”: Masculinity and power in a Vancouver family”, BC Studies, p. 5, 2001.

A. Keeling and McDonald, R. A. J., “The profligate province: Roderick Haig-Brown and the modernizing of British Columbia”, JOURNAL OF CANADIAN STUDIES-REVUE D ETUDES CANADIENNES, vol. 36, pp. 7-23, 2001.

R. A. J. McDonald, “The West is a Messy Place”, BC Studies, vol. 111, no. Autumn 1996, pp. 88-92, 1996.

R. A. J. McDonald, “Lumber Society on the Industrial Frontier: Burrard Inlet, 1863-1886”, Labour / Le Travail, vol. 33, pp. 69-96, 1994.

R. A. J. McDonald, “Vancouver’s ‘Four Hundred’ The Quest for Wealth and Status in Canada’s Urban West, 1886–1914”, Journal of Canadian Studies , vol. XXV, no. 3 (Fall 1990), pp. 55–73., 1990.

R. A. J. McDonald, “Working Class Vancouver, 1886–1914; Urbanism and Class in British Columbia”, BC Studies, vol. Nos. 68 and 69, no. (Spring–Summer 1986),, pp. 33–69, 1986.

R. A. J. McDonald, “’Holy Retreat’ or ‘Practical Breathing Spot’?: Class Perceptions of Vancouver’s Stanley Park, 1910-1913”, Canadian Historical Review, vol. 65, pp. 127-153, 1984.

R. A. J. McDonald, “The Business Elite and Municipal Politics in Vancouver”, Urban History Review/Revue d’histoire urbaine, vol. 11, p. 1, 1983.

R. A. J. McDonald, “City–Building in the Canadian West: A Case Study of Economic Growth in Early Vancouver, 1886–1893”, BC Studies, vol. 43, no. (Autumn 1979), pp. 3–28, 1979.

Additional

R. A. J. McDonald, “Book Review: Writing British Columbia History, 1784-1958”, Pacific Historical Review, vol. 80. p. 481, 2011.

R. A. J. McDonald, “Writing British Columbia History, 1784–1958. By Chad Reimer. (Vancouver, UBC Press, 2010. 206 pp. $85 cloth, $29.95 paper)”, Pacific Historical Review, vol. 80. pp. 481-483, 2011.

R. A. J. McDonald, “Writing British Columbia History, 1784-1958”, PACIFIC HISTORICAL REVIEW, vol. 80. pp. 481-483, 2011.

R. A. J. McDonald, “Vancouver Special”, BC Studies. p. 145, 2011.

R. A. J. McDonald, “Citizen Docker”, Left History, vol. 14. p. 111, 2010.

R. A. J. McDonald, “Becoming British Columbia: A Population History”, LABOUR-LE TRAVAIL. pp. 194-197, 2010.

R. A. J. McDonald, “THE QUEST FOR “MODERN ADMINISTRATION”: British Columbia’s Civil Service, 1870s to 1940s”, BC Studies. p. 9, 2009.

R. A. J. McDonald, “Emerald City: An Environmental History of Seattle. By Matthew Klingle. (New Haven, Conn., Yale University Press, 2007. xix + 344 pp. $30 cloth, $20 paper)”, Pacific Historical Review, vol. 78. pp. 445-447, 2009.

R. A. J. McDonald, “Creating a Modern Countryside: Liberalism and Land Settlement in British Columbia”, UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO QUARTERLY, vol. 78. pp. 353-355, 2009.

R. A. J. McDonald, “Emerald City: An Environmental History of Seattle”, Pacific Historical Review, vol. 78. pp. 445-447, 2009.

R. A. J. McDonald, “SIR CHARLES HIBBERT TUPPER AND THE POLITICAL CULTURE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA, 1903-1924”, BC Studies. p. 63, 2006.

R. A. J. McDonald, “L.D.: Mayor Louis Taylor and the Rise of Vancouver”, BC Studies. p. 128, 2005.

R. A. J. McDonald, “Editorial”, BC Studies. p. 3, 2002.

R. A. J. McDonald, “Vancouver in print”, BC Studies. p. 103, 2002.

R. A. J. McDonald, “Sit down and drink your beer: Regulating Vancouver’s beer parlours, 1925-1954”, UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO QUARTERLY, vol. 72. pp. 488-490, 2002.

R. A. J. MacDonald, “Islands of Truth: The Imperial Fashioning of Vancouver Island”, The Western Historical Quarterly, vol. 32. pp. 245-245, 2001.

R. A. J. McDonald, “Power and Place in the North American West”, BC Studies. p. 118, 2000.

R. A. McDonald and McMaster, L. (., “Vancouver’s early life [Making Vancouver: class, status, and social boundaries, 1863-1913]”, Canadian Literature. p. 187, 1999.

R. A. J. McDonald, “Ideal Surroundings: Domestic Life in a Working-Class Suburb in the 1920s”, Labour / Le Travail, vol. 39. pp. 304-306, 1997.

R. A. J. McDonald, “Reviews – The Four Quarters of the Night: The Life Journey of an Emigrant Sikh by Tara Singh Bains and Hugh Johnston”, The Canadian Historical Review, vol. 77. p. 287, 1996.

R. A. J. McDonald, “Vancouver’s Chinatown: Racial Discourse in Canada, 1875-1980”, Labour / Le Travail, vol. 30. pp. 279-282, 1992.

R. A. J. McDonald, “Workers, Capital, and the State of British Columbia: Selected Papers”, Labour / Le Travail, vol. 24. pp. 267-269, 1989.

R. A. J. McDonald, ““Bushworkers and Bosses: Logging in Northern Ontario, 1900-1980”, by Ian Radforth (Book Review)”, Journal of Forest History, vol. 33. p. 96, 1989.

R. A. J. McDonald, ““Workers and Dissent in the Redwood Empire”, by Daniel Cornford (Book Review)”, Journal of Forest History, vol. 33. p. 96, 1989.

R. A. J. McDonald, “GIBSON, SALLY. “More Than An Island: A History of the Toronto Island” (Book Review)”, Canadian Historical Review, vol. 67. p. 455, 1986.

R. A. J. McDonald, “MCKELVEY, MARGARET and MERILYN MCKELVEY. “Toronto: Carved in Stone” (Book Review)”, Canadian Historical Review, vol. 67. p. 455, 1986.

R. A. J. McDonald, “RUST-D’EYE, GEORGE H. “Cabbagetown Remembered” (Book Review)”, Canadian Historical Review, vol. 67. p. 455, 1986.

R. A. J. McDonald, “GODFREY, SHELDON and JUDY GODFREY. “Stones, Bricks, and History: The Corner of ‘Duke & George,’ The Northeast Corner of Adelaide Street East and George Street, Toronto, 1798-1984” (Book Review)”, Canadian Historical Review, vol. 67. p. 455, 1986.

R. A. J. McDonald, “SAURIOL, CHARLES. “Tales of the Don” (Book Review)”, Canadian Historical Review, vol. 67. p. 455, 1986.

R. A. J. McDonald, “RUSSELL, VICTOR A. “Forging a Consensus: Historical Essays on Toronto” (Book Review)”, Canadian Historical Review, vol. 67. p. 455, 1986.

R. A. J. McDonald, “Dunae, Patrick A., “Gentlemen Emigrants: From the British Public Schools to the Canadian Frontier” (Book Review)”, Historian, vol. 45. p. 440, 1983.

R. A. J. McDonald, “Elites and Municipal Politics in Vancouver, B.C., 1886-1914”. B.C. Studies Conference, Burnaby, B.C, 1981.

R. A. J. McDonald, “Business leaders in early Vancouver, 1886-1914”. 1977.