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BC Studies no. 148 Winter 2005-2006

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BC Studies no. 148 Winter 2005-2006

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Group Identity in an Emigrant Worker Community: The Example of Sikhs in early Twentieth-Century British ColumbiaOJS Link Icon

By Hugh Johnston

BC Studies no. 148 Winter 2005-2006  pp. 3-23


Hugh Johnston is a Professor emeritus in history at Simon Fraser University and the recent author of Radical Campus: Making Simon Fraser University (Douglas and McIntyre, 2005). He has been researching and publishing on the Sikhs since the mid-1970s.

Carolyn MacHardy is an Associate Professor in the Department of Critical Studies (Art History) UBCO. She is preparing a book on the history of art in the Okanagan Valley and has published exhibition essays on Okanagan artists as well as Canadian and French etchers of the early 20th century.

Wing Chung Ng is an Associate Professor of history at the University of Texas at San Antonio. He is particularly interested in questions pertaining to identity, culture, and institutions in his research on South China and the Chinese diaspora. His book The Chinese in Vancouver, 1945-1980: The Pursuit of Identity and Power was published by UBC Press.