Vancouver's Chinatown

Vancouver's Chinatown

Racial Discourse in Canada, 1875-1980

Book - 1991
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Anderson argues that illustrative of a process of cultural domination that gave European settlers in North America and Australia the power to define and shape the district according to their own images and interests. Anderson charts the construction of Chinatown in the minds and streets of the white community of Vancouver over a hundred year period. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Publisher: Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©1991
ISBN: 9780773508446
Branch Call Number: 305.895 AND 1991
Characteristics: xii, 325 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm


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Mar 03, 2011

Excellent history of Vancouver's Chinatown, and the politics that surrounds it. It was also good as a general history of Vancouver from an often ignored point of view.

This is still very relevant as the Chinatown faces further challenges to its make up to this day.

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