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Harry Livingstone’s Forgotten Men

Canadians and the Chinese Labour Corps in the First World War

HARRY LIVINGSTONE was a small town doctor from Listowel, Ontario when he felt the pull of patriotism that led him to volunteer in the First World War. In 1917, Livingstone found himself embarking … 504 View
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Foreword

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Wright notes that Black’s history of Canada and the Chinese Labour Corps is previously untold and a significant contribution to the historiography of the First World War. 3 $0.30 Add
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Preface

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Black outlines the project’s inspiration, his sources, and a rationale for his use of linguistic styles. 4 $0.40 Add
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Introduction

The Urgent Need for Wartime Labour

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A short history about why the British and French began to recruit Chinese labourers and formed the Chinese Labour Corps, and the role Canada and Harry Livingstone played in this history. (Chapter … 27 $2.70 Add
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Canada to China: Migrations

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The chapter examines different groups of men from Canada and China and why they chose to enlist in the war effort. (Chapter includes two maps and four photographs) 23 $2.30 Add
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Canada to China: Starting Out

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An account of Harry Livingstone’s initial train journey across Canada in 1917 and those CLC men moving West. (Chapter includes four photographs) 20 $2.00 Add
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Canada to China: Overland, but Under Guard

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The chapter explores how both Canadian and Chinese men passed their time on the train journey westward, and the security protocols adopted to ensure CLC conscripts did not desert. (Chapter … 11 $1.10 Add
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Canada to China: Crossing to Asia

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Livingstone’s journey to China on the CPR ship, Empress of Japan. (Chapter includes two photographs) 20 $2.00 Add
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Canada to China: The Missionaries

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A short history of Canadian Christian missionaries to China and the role they played in the CLC. (Chapter includes three photographs) 22 $2.20 Add
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Canada to China: Missionaries Accomplished

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The story of James Menzies, a Christian missionary in China, and his decision to work with the men from the CLC. (Chapter includes one photograph) 24 $2.40 Add
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Canada to China: Getting to Know Weihaiwei

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Stationed at the Weihaiwei recruiting depot, Livingstone spends much of his time exploring the region. (Chapter includes three photographs) 22 $2.20 Add
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China to Canada: Examinations and Inoculations

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The chapter outlines the health and physical requirements CLC recruits had to meet in order to join the corps. (Chapter includes four photographs) 21 $2.10 Add
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China to Canada: Veil of Secrecy

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As Livingstone and a contingent of CLC men set sail for Canada, the Canadian government issues an edict to keep the arrival and transportation of the CLC across the country secret. (Chapter … 22 $2.20 Add
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China to Canada: Death at Sea

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Within the story of Livingstone’s return journey to Canada, Black details the conditions on board CLC ships and the many ailments faced by the men of the CLC. (Chapter includes two photographs) 22 $2.20 Add
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China to Canada: Quarantined at William Head

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A short history of William Head, a quarantine station on Canada’s west coast that housed the CLC men arriving from China. (Chapter includes one photograph) 19 $1.90 Add
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China to Canada: New Arrivals, Old Assumptions

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CLC contingents often spent months at William Head due to outbreaks of small pox, scarlet fever, and other contagious diseases sailing to Canada. (Chapter includes one map and three photographs) 20 $2.00 Add