A White Man's Province

A White Man's Province

British Columbia Politicians and Chinese and Japanese Immigrants, 1858-1914

Book - 1989
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Patricia E. Roy is the winner of the 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award, Canadian Historical Association.

A White Man's Province examines how British Columbians changed their attitudes towards Asian immigrants from one of toleration in colonial times to vigorous hostility by the turn of the century and describes how politicians responded to popular cries to halt Asian immigration and restrict Asian activities in the province.

Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, c1989
ISBN: 9780774803304
Branch Call Number: 971.1/ROY
Characteristics: xvii, 327 p. :,ill. ;,24 cm


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