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Who Built the Canadian Pacific Railway? Chinese Workers from Hoisan

  title={Who Built the Canadian Pacific Railway? Chinese Workers from Hoisan},
  author={Josie Chan},
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… 



White Canada Forever. Popular Attitudes and Public Policy Toward Orientals in British Columbia.

Between the mid-nineteenth and mid-twentieth centuries white British Columbians directed recurring outbursts of prejudice against the Chinese, Japanese, and East Indians who lived among them. In

Being Chinese: Voices from the Diaspora

Wei DjaoTucson: University of Arizona Press, 2003, xxi, 240pp, US$22.95 paper (ISBN 0-8165-2302-9)The Chinese diaspora is a global phenomenon. However, previous studies have rarely approached this

Chinese Migrants Abroad: Cultural, Educational and Social Dimensions of the Chinese Diaspora

Chinese and "oversees" - identifications and identities of a transnational community: five great Southeast Asian Chinese empire-builders, what did they have in common? J. Mackie providers,

Speak it Louder: Asian Americans Making Music

Acknowledgments Southeast Asian Immigrants Sounding Off Chapter 1: Asian American Performativities Chapter 2: History, Memory, Re-Membering Chapter 3: Taking (to) the Street: Cambodian Immigrants in

The Putative Political Complacency of Asian Americans

This study examines various reasons for the political docility of Asian Americans. It intends to disprove assumptions that the docility is caused by their restrictive subculture and supposed economic

) . “ Essay : The Chinese Minority in Canada ” , in Evelyn Huang , with Lawrence Jeffrey

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