Transnationalism & Migration

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Not Fit to Stay

Public Health Panics and South Asian Exclusion

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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.

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The Moral Economies of Ethnic and Nationalist Claims

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Leading scholars investigate the complex role that competing moral economies play in ethnic and nationalist conflicts.

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Exhibiting Nation

Multicultural Nationalism (and Its Limits) in Canada’s Museums

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This exploration of museums as sites for representing and defining national identity encourages us to reconsider the idea of the multicultural nation.

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White Settler Reserve

New Iceland and the Colonization of the Canadian West

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This innovative history of a reserve for Icelandic settlers connects the dots between immigration and Indigenous dispossession in western Canada.

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Points of Entry

How Canada’s Immigration Officers Decide Who Gets in

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A renowned sociologist gains unprecedented access to Canadian immigration offices and reveals how visa officers determine who gets into Canada – and who stays out.

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North to Bondage

Loyalist Slavery in the Maritimes

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The first history of black slavery in the Maritimes, North to Bondage is a startling corrective to the enduring myth of Canada as a land of freedom at the end of the Underground Railroad.

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