Towns Within Cities in Canada

Book - 1988
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This book is a definitive history of Chinatowns in Canada. From instantChinatowns in gold- and coal-mining communities to new Chinatowns whichhave sprung up in city neighbourhoods and suburbs since World War II,it portrays the changing landscapes and images of Chinatowns from thelate nineteenth century to the present. It also includes a detailedcase study of Victoria's Chinatown, the earliest such settlement inCanada.
Publisher: Vancouver : University of British Columbia Press, 1988
ISBN: 9780774803090
Branch Call Number: 971.004951 LAI 1988
Characteristics: xvi, 347 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm


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