Jean Barman

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Jean Barman is a historian of British Columbia. Born in Stephen, Minnesota, United States, 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,[1] and the 2006 City of Vancouver Book Award (for Stanley Park's Secret).[2] She is a professor emerita at the University of British Columbia, as is her husband, the historian of Brazil Roderick Barman.[1]


  • University of British Columbia, 1982, EdD, History of education
  • University of California at Berkeley, 1970, MLS, Librarianship
  • Harvard University, 1963, MA, Russian studies
  • Macalester College, 1961, BA, International relations and history


  1. ^ a b c "ABCBookWorld". ABCBookWorld. 2014-06-19. Retrieved 2015-03-10.
  2. ^ "Jean Barman". Harbour Publishing. 2014-11-18. Retrieved 2015-03-10.

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