Publisher: UBC Press (November 1, 2003)
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The sequel to her 1989 groundbreaking paintings, A White Man's Province: British Columbia Politicians and chinese language and eastern Immigrants, 1858-1914, Patricia E. Roy's most recent ebook, The Oriental query: Consolidating a White Man's Province, 1914-41, keeps her research into why British Columbians - and plenty of Canadians from outdoors the province - have been traditionally so against Asian immigration. Drawing on modern press and executive stories, in addition to the correspondence and memoirs of people, Roy indicates how, from 1914 to 1941, British Columbians consolidated a "white man's province" by means of securing a digital finish to Asian immigration and putting stringent felony regulations on Asian pageant within the majoy industries of lumber and fishing. whereas its emphasis is on political motion and politicians, the ebook additionally examines the preferred strain for such practices and offers a few consciousness to the reactions of these most influenced: the province's chinese language and eastern residents.The Oriental query is a serious research of a troubling interval in Canadian heritage. it will likely be of significant curiosity to students of British Columbian and Canadian historical past and politics, Asian reviews, diaspora, ethnicity, and immigration.