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Vancouver"s Chinatown

Kay Anderson

Vancouver"s Chinatown

racial discourse in Canada, 1875-1980

by Kay Anderson

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Published by McGill-Queen"s University Press in Montreal, Buffalo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Chinatown (Vancouver, B.C.),
  • Vancouver (B.C.),
  • British Columbia,
  • Vancouver
    • Subjects:
    • Chinese -- British Columbia -- Vancouver -- History,
    • Chinatown (Vancouver, B.C.) -- History,
    • Vancouver (B.C.) -- History,
    • Vancouver (B.C.) -- Race relations

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 293-310) and index.

      StatementKay J. Anderson.
      SeriesMcGill-Queen"s studies in ethnic history ;, 10
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1089.5.V22 A66 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 323 p. :
      Number of Pages323
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1352242M
      ISBN 100773508449
      LC Control Number92242808

      In February , the Vancouver Chinatown Foundation purchased the May Wah Hotel based on the vision to provide affordable housing in Chinatown and preserve the neighbourhood’s cultural heritage. The Foundation manages the operations of the May Wah Hotel and is making upgrades to ensure the longevity of the building and to create more. Book by Session Book Massage Therapy by Session 60 minute Initial Massage Therapy session (NEW CLIENTS INTRODUCTORY RATE) - $ - Offered by Christina, Brianna, Teresa, and Valeriya.

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        Vancouver City Council declares Strathcona and Chinatown a redevelopment area, hoping to tear down and redevelop many of the old and dilapidated buildings in the neighbourhood. Redevelopment Project Number 1 is launched, demolishing sixty blocks of buildings and residences, as well as displacing Chinese residents. Chinatown is a minute walk or just a few minutes by taxi, bus or Skytrain (Stadium-Chinatown or Main Street stations) from downtown Vancouver. For Skytrain and city bus information, see www.


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