David Dendy

David Dendy

Professor, Department of History

Kelowna Campus, H127B
Telephone: (250) 762-5445, ext. 4227

Dendy Picture

University Degrees

B.A., University of British Columbia
M.A., University of British Columbia

Courses taught at Okanagan College

  • History of Canada
  • History of the Contemporary World
  • History of the United States
  • History of Modern China
  • History of Modern Japan and Korea

Fields of interest

  • History of the Spice Trade and Uses
  • Agricultural History
  • Okanagan History

Current research / scholarly activity

  • History of Cinnamon


"One Huge Orchard: Okanagan Land and Development Companies Before the Great War." B.A. graduating essay, University of British Columbia, 1976.

"A Cent a Pound or on the Ground: Okanagan Fruit Growers and Marketing, 1920-1935." M.A. thesis, University of British Columbia, 1981.  Read the thesis


“The Worm in the Apple: Contesting the Codling Moth in British Columbia”, in R.W. Sandwell, ed., Beyond the City Limits: Rural History in British Columbia (Vancouver: UBC Press, 1999). Available on-line via Google Books