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Righting Canada’s Wrongs: The Chinese Head Tax

and Anti-Chinese Immigration Policies in the Twentieth Century

Righting Canada’s Wrongs: The Chinese Head Tax is designed to provide and introductory-level overview of Anti-Chinese immigration policies that were implemented by the Government of Canada, with a focus on the firsthand accounts of the people who were impacted. This title makes use of photos and illustrations, firsthand accounts, and sections of easily digestible text to engage students with the material. The titles in this series are ideal for introductory-level university classes where students may not have encountered these subjects before.

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Arlene Chan

ARLENE CHAN, a third-generation Chinese Canadian, is a retired librarian and author of non-fiction works for children, young adults, and adults on Chinese festivals and the Chinese in Canada. An avid dragon boat racer and gold-medalist on the Canadian National Women_x0092_s Dragon Boat Team, she lives, writes, and paddles in Toronto.

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The introduction provides a brief summary of the material covered in the book, introduces some of the individuals whose stories are told in the book and outlines the goals of the book. 3 $0.30

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This chapter looks at the factors that led to Chinese people immigrating to Canada in the 19th century and the state of the country upon their arrival. It illustrates this with drawings, … 12 $1.20

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This chapter describes the racism that was experienced by Chinese Canadians in the 19th century and their experiences and efforts to build communities. It illustrates this with drawings, … 22 $2.20

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This chapter discusses the impact of legislated racism including the Head Tax on the Chinese Canadian community as well as the impact of events like the First World War and the Great Depression. … 16 $1.60

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This chapter discusses the impact of the Second World War on the Chinese Canadian comunity. It illustrates this with drawings, photographs, documents and firsthand accounts. 6 $0.60

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This chapter describes the changing attitudes and the ifght for recognition and rights for Chinese Canadians in the latter half of the twentieth century. It illustrates this with drawings, … 10 $1.00

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This chapter describes the efforts that have been made to acknowledge and take account for the treatment of Chinese Canadians. It illustrates this with drawings, photographs, documents and … 10 $1.00

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This chapter briefly describes the diversity of the Chinese Canadian community today. It illustrates this with drawings, photographs, documents and firsthand accounts. 4 $0.40

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