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The History of Immigration and Racism in Canada: Essential Readings

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This outstanding collection examines the complex and disturbing history of immigration and racism in Canada. Major themes include Native/non-Native contact, migration and settlement in the nineteenth century, immigrant workers and radicalism, human rights, internment during WWII, and racism of the present day. The readings are divided into five, cohesive sections: Natives ...more
Paperback, 305 pages
Published March 1st 2008 by Canadian Scholars Press (first published 2008)
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Robin W. Wink's article on slavery is awful, as is the Granatstein/Johnson "evaluation" of the justifications for the Japanese-Canadian internment, but otherwise, it's an ok primer.

The article by Kristin McLaren on forced segregation of black students in Canadian schools was great.
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covers wide scope of material, easy read, good for basic understanding of the history of canadian immigration policy in regards to several different ethnic groups
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