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Brokering Belonging: Chinese in Canada's Exclusion Era, 1885-1945

Lisa Rose Mar

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199733132
eISBN:
9780199866533
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733132.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, World Medieval History

This work traces several generations of Chinese “brokers,” ethnic leaders who acted as intermediaries between the Chinese and Anglo worlds of Canada. At the time, most Chinese could not vote and many ... More


Introduction: Canada and the British Empire

Phillip Buckner

in Canada and the British Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199563746
eISBN:
9780191701900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563746.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the historical relationship of Canada to the British Empire. The main argument of this book is that Canada has been a ... More


Canada and the ‘Third British Empire’, 1901–1939

John Herd Thompson

in Canada and the British Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199563746
eISBN:
9780191701900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563746.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines relations between Canada and the British Empire during the period from 1901 to 1939. Canada's formal constitutional ties to Britain were slim and for all practical purposes ... More


Empire, Nation, and Music: Canada’s Dominion Songbook

Brian C. Thompson

in Over Here, Over There: Transatlantic Conversations on the Music of World War I

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042706
eISBN:
9780252051562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042706.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Music in Canada during World War I illuminates the country’s history and cultural identity. In some ways it paralleled music in Britain: for the public, initial enthusiasm was followed by ... More


The Clash of Cultures: French Catholicism and British Protestantism in Eighteenth-Century Canada (1720–1800)

Robert T. Handy

in A History of the Churches in the United States and Canada

Published in print:
1976
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269106
eISBN:
9780191683572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269106.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter describes the quite different history of the churches in Canada. During the 18th century, the struggle between Catholic France and Protestant Britain for political control of Canada was ... More


The Enterprising Canadians: An Assessment of Canadian Maritime History since 1975

Lewis R. Fischer

in Maritime History at the Crossroads: A Critical Review of Recent Historiography

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588580
eISBN:
9781786944856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588580.003.0002
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter surveys the trends and topics in literature surrounding Canadian naval history published in the past twenty years. Topics explored in the essay are merchant shipping; shipping companies; ... More


Annals of Ice: Formations of Empire, Place and History in John Galt and Alice Munro

Katie Trumpener

in Scottish Literature and Postcolonial Literature: Comparative Texts and Critical Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748637744
eISBN:
9780748652143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637744.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter reviews Scotland's most complex nineteenth-century colonial novel, John Galt's half-forgotten 1831 Bogle Corbet, or the Emigrants, against Alice Munro's fiction. Galt and Munro inhabit ... More


The Writing of the History of Canada and of South Africa

Donald Wright and Christopher Saunders

in The Oxford History of Historical Writing: Volume 4: 1800-1945

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199533091
eISBN:
9780191804359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199533091.003.0020
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses that while there are striking similarities between the historiographies of Canada and South Africa, there are also significant differences. In Canada, the writing of Canadian ... More


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