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The history of immigration and racism in Canada : essential readings /
edited by Barrington Walker.
Toronto : Canadian Scholars' Press, 2008.
305 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
155130340X, 9781551303406
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Toronto : Canadian Scholars' Press, 2008.
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Table of Contents
Natives and Newcomers in Early "Canada"p. 15
Canada When Europeans Arrivedp. 17
Slavery, the Loyalists, and English Canada, 1760-1801p. 27
Americans in Upper Canada, 1791-1812: "Late Loyalists" or Early Immigrantsp. 41
Land and Settlement in Nova Scotiap. 49
Space and Racialized Communitiesp. 67
"We had no desire to be set apart": Forced Segregation of Black Students in Canada West Public Schools and Myths of British Egalitarianismp. 69
The Colonial Sojourners, 1858-1871p. 82
Creating Outsiders, 1875-1903p. 90
Dangerous Others: Non-Citizens and the Statep. 107
Two Acres and a Cow: "Peasant" Farming for the Indians of the Northwest, 1889-97p. 109
European Immigrant Workers and Labour Protest in Peace and War, 1896-1919p. 125
"Mixing with People on Spadina": The Tense Relations between Non-Jewish Workers and Jewish Workersp. 142
Proletarian Ideologyp. 158
Gate-keeping: Enemies Without and Withinp. 173
Racial Purity, Sexual Purity, and Immigration Policyp. 175
Stemming the Flood of Defective Aliensp. 189
Evacuationp. 205
The Evacuation of the Japanese Canadians, 1942: A Realist Critique of the Received Versionp. 221
The Post-War Era: New Rights and New Racismsp. 237
"We weren't allowed to go into factory work until Hitler started the war": The 1920s to the 1940sp. 239
From Contadina to Woman Workerp. 250
Marginalized and Dissident Non-Citizens: Foreign Domestic Workersp. 264
The Economic Exclusion of Racialized Communities - A Statistical Profilep. 279
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