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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