In 1871 in the process of dismantling the mibun or caste system that had been the basis of Japanese politics and society for hundreds of years, the fledgling Meiji government emancipated the buraku jÅ«min, or...
BC Studies no. 181 Spring 2014 | Page(s) 144-45
The history of Canada’s Pacific relations has long been a neglected subject. The general consensus was that Pacific relations were not central to understanding the history of the country and its place in the world....
BC Studies no. 178 Summer 2013 | Page(s) 128-131
This is a groundbreaking book in Chinese Canadian History and in the history of the global Chinese diaspora. It challenges conventional perceptions of Chinese relations with the mainstream society in Canada during the historical era...
BC Studies no. 173 Spring 2012 | Page(s) 147-48
THIS IS AN AMBITIOUS bookthat aims to “recontextualize, if not challenge” (9) several standard historical narratives: of the American West, of Asian American settlement, and of Filipino experiences in the United States in the early...
BC Studies no. 141 Spring 2004 | Page(s) 130-1