Immigration & Emigration

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The Oriental Question

Consolidating a White Man's Province, 1914-41

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

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Negotiated Memory

Doukhobor Autobiographical Discourse

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This demonstrates how the Doukhobors employed both “classic” and alternative forms of autobiography to communicate their views about communal living, vegetarianism, activism, and spiritual life, as well as to pass on traditions to successive generations.

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Humanitarianism, Identity, and Nation

Migration Laws in Canada and Australia

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Catherine Dauvergne examines the relationship between migration laws and national identities and highlights the role of humanitarianism in this linkage.

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Securing Borders

Detention and Deportation in Canada

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A close look at the laws, policies, and practices of detention and deportation in Canada since the Second World War.

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Sanctuary, Sovereignty, Sacrifice

Canadian Sanctuary Incidents, Power, and Law

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Facing immediate deportation, a lone Guatemalan migrant entered sanctuary in a Montreal church in December 1983. Thus began the practice of sanctuary in Canada.

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A History of Migration from Germany to Canada, 1850-1939

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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.

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