Brokering belonging : Chinese in Canada's exclusion era, 1885-1945

This title traces several generations of Chinese 'brokers,' ethnic leaders who acted as intermediaries between the Chinese and Anglo worlds of Canada. By reinserting Chinese back into mainstream politics, this book alters common understandings of how legally 'alien' groups'...

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Main Author: Mar, Lisa Rose
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York Oxford University Press 2010, 2010
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This title traces several generations of Chinese 'brokers,' ethnic leaders who acted as intermediaries between the Chinese and Anglo worlds of Canada. By reinserting Chinese back into mainstream politics, this book alters common understandings of how legally 'alien' groups' helped create modern immigrant nations
Physical Description:xi, 230 p. ill
ISBN:9780199866533