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. aA Conversation with Winnipega#39;s Chinese Canadian Duet: The Honourable Philip Lee and Joseph Du. ... aEveryday Religion and Identity in a Western Manitoban Chinese Community: Christianity, the KMT, Foodways and Related Events.a Journal of the Americananbsp;...
|Author||:||Alison R. Marshall|
|Publisher||:||UBC Press - 2014-06-18|