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Author Poy, Vivienne, 1941-
Title Passage to promise land : voices of Chinese immigrant women to Canada / Vivienne Poy.
Imprint Montréal : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2013.

Author Poy, Vivienne, 1941-
Subject Women immigrants -- Canada -- Interviews.
Women immigrants -- Canada -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Description 1 online resource
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1 Introduction -- 2 Reuniting Families -- 3 The Formation of Chinese Canadian Identity -- 4 Picture Brides, Paper Sons, and Paper Daughters -- 5 Enter Those with Education and Language Skills -- 6 They Came for Higher Education -- 7 Multiculturalism and Chinese Canadian Identity -- 8 Racism and Business Immigration -- 9 Women in the New Chinese Canadian Communities -- 10 Conclusion -- Afterword -- Appendices. 1 Interviewees ; 2 The Points System ; 3 Changes in Name of the Department of Immigration ; 4 Legislation and Regulations Pertaining to the Chinese, 1867-1990.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780773588394 (electronic bk.)
0773588396 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 842262458
Additional Format Print version: Poy, Vivienne, 1941- Passage to promise land. Montréal : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2013 9780773541498 (OCoLC)818414761

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