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Whence They Came : Deportation from Canada 1900-1935.

Author: Barbara Roberts
Publisher: Ottawa : University of Ottawa Press, 1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Until recently, immigration policy was largely in the hands of a small group of bureaucrats, who strove desperately to fend off "offensive" peoples. Barbara Roberts explores these government officials, showing how they not only kept the doors closed but also managed to find a way to get rid of some of those who managed to break through their carefully guarded barriers. Robert's important book explores a dark history  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Roberts, Barbara.
Whence They Came : Deportation from Canada 1900 - 1935.
Ottawa : University of Ottawa Press, ©1988
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Roberts
ISBN: 9780776617428 0776617427
OCLC Number: 742332969
Description: 1 online resource (264 pages)
Contents: FOREWORD; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; 1 The Functions of Deportation; 2 The Law and Deportation; 3 Incidence and Patterns of Deportation; 4 Developing the System, 1890s-1920; 5 The Alien Bolshevik Menace, 1910-1920s; 6 The Bureaucracy Matures, 1920s-1935; 7 Troublemakers and Communists, 1930-1935; 8 "Shovelling Out" the Redundant, 1930-1935; 9 "Purely Administrative Proceedings"; NOTES; APPENDIX: Ministers Responsible for Immigration, 1867-1936; BIBLIOGRAPHY.

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Until recently, immigration policy was largely in the hands of a small group of bureaucrats, who strove desperately to fend off "offensive" peoples. Barbara Roberts explores these government officials, showing how they not only kept the doors closed but also managed to find a way to get rid of some of those who managed to break through their carefully guarded barriers. Robert's important book explores a dark history with an honest and objective style.

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