The Japanese and Chinese in Canada, 1941-67
This final volume to Patricia E. Roy's pivotal trilogy exploring racial discrimination against Chinese- and Japanese-Canadians examines the removal of all Japanese-Canadians from the BC coast during WWII, while Chinese-Canadians gained the right to vote in 1947.
Contributors contemplate the evolution of child protection policy and practice in BC, addressing political influences on structural arrangements, cultural traditions of First Nations clients, and establishing community control over services.
Masculinity in Postwar Canada
Through a series of case studies covering such diverse subjects as car culture, mountaineering, war veterans, murder trials, and a bridge collapse, Christopher Dummitt argues that the very idea of what it meant to be modern was gendered.
From hunting ethics to animal rights to tensions between hunting sub-groups, this towering collection of essays address important historical and contemporary issues regarding the culture and practice of hunting.
National Identities in English Canada, 1945-71
José Igartua traces the under-examined cultural transformation of English-speaking Canada woven through key developments in the formation of Canadian nationhood, from the 1946 Citizenship Act to the federal multiculturalism policy in 1971.
Emma Crosby and the Methodist Mission on the Northwest Coast
Presents the letters of Emma Crosby, wife of the well-known Methodist missionary Thomas Crosby, who came to Fort Simpson, near present-day Prince Rupert, in 1874 to set up a mission among the Tsimshian people.
Considers why Germans left their home country, why they chose to settle in Canada, who assisted their passage, and how they crossed the ocean to their new home, as well as how the Canadian government perceived and solicited them as immigrants.
First Nations Imagery in the Art of Emily Carr
Featuring almost 300 illustrations, including 90 colour plates, Unsettling Encounters reconstructs a neglected aspect of Carr’s art and is a fresh assessment of her significance as a leading figure in early 20th-century modernism.
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