Jean Barman

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Jean Barman is a historian of British Columbia. Born in Stephen, Minnesota, Barman arrived in British Columbia in 1971. Her work The West Beyond the West: A History of British Columbia has been described as the "standard text on the subject [of British Columbia history]."[1] She has received the Lieutenant Governor's Medal for historical writing,[2] and the 2006 City of Vancouver Book Award (for Stanley Park's Secret).[3] She is a professor emerita at the University of British Columbia, as is her husband, the historian of Brazil Roderick Barman.[4]

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http://thecommentary.ca/ontheline/20051004a.html http://vancouver.ca/commsvcs/cultural/gasp/awards/book/2006/index.htm ojs.library.ubc.ca/index.php/bcstudies/article/download/1706/1752 http://www.gov.bc.ca/premier/media_gallery/photos/2008/aug/premiers_statement_on_british_columbia_day_and_bc150_2008_08_02_84398_a_3.html