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Author Mar, Lisa Rose
Title Brokering belonging [electronic resource] : Chinese in Canada's exclusion era, 1885-1945 / by Lisa Rose Mar
Imprint New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010
book jacket
Descript 1 online resource (xi, 230 p.) : ill
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
This title traces several generations of Chinese 'brokers,' ethnic leaders who acted as intermediaries between the Chinese and Anglo worlds of Canada. By reinserting Chinese back into mainstream politics, this book alters common understandings of how legally 'alien' groups' helped create modern immigrant nations
Description based on print version record
Oxford
Link Print version 9780199733132
Subject Chinese -- British Columbia -- Vancouver -- History -- 19th century
Chinese -- British Columbia -- Vancouver -- History -- 20th century
Immigrants -- British Columbia -- Vancouver -- History
Chinese -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Canada -- History
Emigration and immigration law -- Canada -- History
Chinese -- British Columbia -- Vancouver -- Politics and government
Brokers -- British Columbia -- Vancouver -- History
Civic leaders -- British Columbia -- Vancouver -- History
Community life -- British Columbia -- Vancouver -- History
Vancouver (B.C.) -- Ethnic relations
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