Cultivating Connections

Cultivating Connections : The Making of Chinese Prairie Canada

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This book will interest Canadian historians, particularly those studying the Canadian Prairies or Chinese Canadian migration and settlement.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 19.05mm | 440g
  • Vancouver, Canada
  • English
  • 33 b&w photographs, 3 line art, 1 map
  • 0774828013
  • 9780774828017

Table of contents


1 Affective Regimes, Nationalism, and the KMT

2 Reverend Ma Seung

3 Bachelor Uncles: Frank Chan and Sam Dong

4 Affect through Sports: Mark Ki and Happy Young

5 Married Nationalists: Charles Yee and Charlie Foo

6 Women beyond the Frame

7 Early Chinese Prairie Wives

8 Quongying's Coins and Sword

9 Chinese Prairie Daughters


Appendix; Notes; Glossary; Bibliography; Index
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Cultivating Connections provides a nuanced analysis of the gendered and racial experiences of Chinese Prairie Canadians and is an excellent contribution to the literature on the history of immigration and migration, social geography, and women's history. -- Cayley B. Bower, University of Western Ontario * British Journal of Canadian Studies, Vol. 29 No. 1, Spring 2016 *
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About Alison R. Marshall

Alison R. Marshall is a professor in the Department of Religion at Brandon University and adjunct professor of women's and gender studies at the University of Winnipeg. She is the author of The Way of the Bachelor: Early Chinese Settlement in Manitoba, recipient of the 2011 Manitoba Day Award, Association for Manitoba Archives.
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