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The Chinese in Toronto from 1878: From Outside to Inside the Circle

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The modest beginnings of the Chinese in Toronto and the development of Chinatown is largely due to the completion of the CPR in 1885. No longer requiring the services of the Chinese labourers, a hostile British Columbia sent them eastward in search of employment and a more welcoming place.

In 1894 Toronto's Chinese population numbered fifty. Today, no less than seven Chinat
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Paperback, 248 pages
Published November 15th 2011 by Natural Heritage
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Aug 09, 2015 rated it really liked it
This was an interesting and exhaustive history--so much information it's a little overwhelming at times, but I can see myself returning to this book often for research.
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Nov 19, 2011 rated it it was amazing
An immensely readable and informative exploration of the lives of Chinese immigrants to Canada and specifically Toronto. I most enjoyed the personal histories and photographs that brought the trials, courage and achievements of the immigrants to life.
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