A Colonial Inheritance Saga
This extraordinary book skillfully blends diverse historical evidence to tell the harrowing story of Caroline Kearney and her struggles against the paternalistic inheritance laws of the nineteenth century colonial world.
Korean Media in Vancouver and Los Angeles
Diasporic Media beyond the Diaspora moves past the conventional understanding of diasporic media as being for only diasporic communities to evaluate its broader role as media for all members of society.
The Chinese and Canada
As China’s international influence grows, this timely collection reveals how the global movement of the country’s people, culture, information, and economy continues to shape Canadian cities and China itself.
Public Health Panics and South Asian Exclusion
Not Fit to Stay reveals how officials used panic about public health concerns as a basis for excluding early twentieth-century South Asian immigrants from entering Canada and the United States.
Gender, Race, and Victoria’s Chinese Rescue Home, 1886-1923
A fascinating and critical study of the Chinese Rescue Home, an iconic institution in Victoria, BC, where members of the Women’s Missionary Society taught domestic skills to Chinese and Japanese women believed to be prostitutes, slave girls, or to be at risk of falling into these roles.
Cultural Entrepreneurs in China and Southeast Asia, 1900-65
The first critical analysis of Chinese “cultural entrepreneurs,” businesspeople whose entrepreneurial endeavours in China and Southeast Asia the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries transformed the cultural sphere.
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