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Publisher: Heritage House (February 1, 2011)
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Scottish nursemaid Janet Smith used to be the sufferer of a 1924 tragedy that ignited racial rigidity in a really younger Vancouver. on the center of the problem have been the mysterious conditions surrounding Smith's demise, quite the truth that the single different grownup in the home on the time was once the chinese language houseboy. while Smith's dying was once by means of the assassination of Davie Lew, a well known chinese language guy, it in basic terms bolstered the ecu view that Vancouver's Asian group used to be a hotbed of violence and corruption. Newspaper editors and so much of Vancouver's white group raised an outcry, charging the police with incompetence and significant arrests, whereas Presbyterian indignation known as for legislations and order in addition to an finish to chinese language immigration. prior to the summer season used to be over, the tongs of Chinatown and the clans of Canada's West Coast have been set to guard their very own, and one Scottish minister went as far as to claim it a time of "holy war."