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The Chinese in Toronto from 1878 : from outside to inside the circle

Author: Arlene Chan
Publisher: Toronto : Dundurn Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1894 Toronto's Chinese population numbered 50. Today, no less than seven Chinatowns serve the second-largest visible minority in the city, with a population of half a million. With their many achievements, the Chinese have become a vibrant part of the diverse mosaic that makes Toronto one of the most multicultural cities in the world.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Arlene Chan
ISBN: 9781459700949 1459700945
OCLC Number: 729990692
Awards: Short-listed for Heritage Toronto Award 2012 (Canada)
Short-listed for Speaker's Book Award 2013 (Canada)
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; The Chinese in Toronto from 1878; COPYRIGHT; CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; INTRODUCTION; ONE; TWO; THREE; FOUR; FIVE; SIX; SEVEN; EIGHT; NINE; APPENDIX I; APPENDIX II; NOTES; SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX; ABOUT THE AUTHOR; ALSO BY ARLENE CHAN.
Responsibility: Arlene Chan.
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In 1894 Toronto's Chinese population numbered 50. Today, no less than seven Chinatowns serve the second-largest visible minority in the city, with a population of half a million. With their many achievements, the Chinese have become a vibrant part of the diverse mosaic that makes Toronto one of the most multicultural cities in the world.

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