Excellent work on British Columbia Chinese history using the Chinese Times as one of the primary and previously underused sources of information. It provides a new framework to the study of Chinese history in Canada that utilizes an integrated perspective with regard to the evolution of the history. While focusing primarily on the post 1900 era, the model for analysis - political and economic structure within the Chinese diaspora - points directly to the movers and shakers within the community and their roles within the larger Canadian society as the method of structuring the history. This is unique to the study of Chinese history in Canada and will be applicable to further expansion of our knowledge.
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