Cultivating Connections

Cultivating Connections

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In the late 1870s, thousands of Chinese men left coastal British Columbia and the western United States and headed east. For them, the Prairies were a land of opportunity; there, they could open shops and potentially earn enough money to become merchants. The result of almost a decade's research and more than three hundred interviews, Cultivating Connections tells the stories of some of Prairie Canada's Chinese settlers ii½ men and women from various generations who navigated cultural difference. These stories reveal the critical importance of networks in coping with experiences of racism and establishing a successful life on the Prairies.Doris Jakobsh, Chapter 6. Toronto: Nelson Canada, 2012. a€“. a€œA Conversation with Winnipega#39;s Chinese Canadian Duet: The Honourable Philip Lee and Joseph Du. ... a€œEveryday Religion and Identity in a Western Manitoban Chinese Community: Christianity, the KMT, Foodways and Related Events.a€ Journal of the Americananbsp;...

Title:Cultivating Connections
Author:Alison R. Marshall
Publisher:UBC Press - 2014-06-18


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