Diaspora Studies

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The Triumph of Citizenship

The Japanese and Chinese in Canada, 1941-67

UBC Press

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.

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Voices Rising

Asian Canadian Cultural Activism

UBC Press

Examines Asian Canadian political and cultural activism around community building, identity making, racial equity, and social justice.

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Race and the City

Chinese Canadian and Chinese American Political Mobilization

UBC Press

Presents an elegant analysis of the mechanisms of political mobilization under systemic racism that draws on case studies, interviews, and a detailed understanding of the racialized legal and sociocultural histories of the United States and Canada.

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The Oriental Question

Consolidating a White Man's Province, 1914-41

UBC Press

Patricia E. Roy continues her study into why British Columbians were historically so opposed to Asian immigration.

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Being Chinese

Voices from the Diaspora

Edited by Wei Djao
The University of Arizona Press

Chinese have traveled the globe for centuries, and today people of Chinese ancestry live all over the world.

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The Chinese in Vancouver, 1945-80

The Pursuit of Identity and Power

UBC Press

Wing Chung Ng captures the fascinating story of the city's Chinese in their search for identity.

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A White Man's Province

British Columbia Politicians and Chinese and Japanese Immigrants 1858-1914

UBC Press

A revealing historical account of the complex racism in early British Columbia and the lives and contributions made to the province by its Chinese and Japanese residents.

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