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Righting Canada’s Wrongs: The Komagata Maru

and Canada's Anti-Indian Immigration Policies in the Twentieth Century

Righting Canada’s Wrongs: The Komagata Maru is designed to provide and introductory-level overview of Anti-Indian 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 have been designed with middle and high school students in mind but would also be appropriate for introductory-level university classes where students may not have encountered these subjects before.

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Pamela Hickman

PAMELA HICKMAN is the author of over thirty-five non-fiction books for children, including winners of the Green Prize for Sustainable Literature, the Best Book Award from the Society of School Librarians International, and the Canadian Authors Association Lilla Sterling Memorial Award.

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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 Indian people immigrating to Canada in the 19th century and the state of the country upon their arrival. It illustrates this with drawings, … 18 $1.80

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This chapter describes the racism that was experienced by Indian Canadians in British Columbia during the early 20th century, the lives the led, and their efforts to build communities. It … 10 $1.00

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This chapter discusses the efforts made to impede Indian immigrants from coming to Canada and the advocacy that the Indian Canadian community undertook. It illustrates this with drawings, … 12 $1.20

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This chapter discusses voyage of the Komagata Maru to Canada and how its passengers were turned away upon arrival. It illustrates this with drawings, photographs, documents and firsthand accounts. 14 $1.40

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This chapter describes the aftermath of the Komagata Maru incident and the changing attitudes and the fight for recognition and rights for Indian Canadians in the latter half of the twentieth … 26 $2.60

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This chapter describes the efforts that have been made to acknowledge and take account for the treatment of Indian Canadians. It illustrates this with drawings, photographs, documents and … 8 $0.80

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