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By Sheldon Goldfarb,Kim Campbell

A brilliant glance again via a century of scholar lifestyles, success, and activism at UBC.

“Sheldon Goldfarb’s skillful and vigorous storytelling makes this a necessary contribution to social historical past and a memoir to be loved through all who lived it.”—from the foreword by way of Kim Campbell

From Pierre Berton to David Suzuki, Kim Campbell to Justin Trudeau, the college of British Columbia has authorised a few striking scholars into its fold over the last century. but, the tale of UBC’s scholar body—the greatest and arguably so much vocal in western Canada—comprises even more than the eventual achievements of the institution’s most renowned participants. this present day, the collage boasts an alumni of over 300,000—men and girls who spent their scholar days within the shadows of 2 global wars, those that marched for each reason, and people who can slightly take into accout any of it.

Featuring over 2 hundred images and illustrations gathered from UBC’s scholar records, The Hundred-Year Trek is a visually attention-grabbing presentation and light-hearted narrative of scholar existence on the collage of British Columbia from its founding in 1915 till its hundredth yr. writer Sheldon Goldfarb, the archivist of the UBC’s Alma Mater Society, tells the tale of the scholars’ treks and struggles as they helped construct their collage and gained a percentage in making a choice on its path. greater than only a year-by-year recap of college lifestyles, this booklet is a full of life examine the broader social and cultural developments of the previous century.

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