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Who Built the Canadian Pacific Railway? Chinese Workers from Hoisan

@inproceedings{Chan2008WhoBT,
  title={Who Built the Canadian Pacific Railway? Chinese Workers from Hoisan},
  author={Josie Chan},
  year={2008}
}
Traditional Canadian historiography, at least until the Charter of Rights and Freedoms of 1982 spurred a more multicultural mandate, has excluded immigrant and aboriginal stories told by themselves. There are Chinese voices in the academy now, but they speak only from a post-World War II perspective. This is a laudable step towards recognizing racial diversity, but racial diversity is not only visual (red, yellow, black, white and brown) but also linguistic. Within each ethnic category there is… 

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