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11/28/11


Categories: New Books

New Book on Chinese Canadian History in the Prairies

Evans, Brian L. The Other Side of Gold Mountain: Glimpses of Chinese Pioneer Life on the Prairies from the Wallace B. Chung and Madeline H. Chung Collection. Edmonton, AB: University of Alberta Libraries, [2010]

Summary: In June of 2010, the University of Alberta’s Bruce Peel Special Collections Library mounted an exhibit of documents, photographs, artifacts, and ephemera which provided significant insight into Chinese pioneer life on the Canadian Prairies. Written by exhibit curator Brian Evans, the accompanying exhibit catalogue chronicles the stories of these immigrants as they welcomed new opportunities, struggled with racism, and became integral parts of the communities in which they lived.



Categories: New Magazines

New Issue of Revue Historique


Revue Historique, Automne 2011, Vol. 22, No. 1

* "Les Français en Saskatchewan et la Première Guerre mondiale" by Laurier Gareau, pgs. 6-11.

* "La gueree des Boers et la colonisation de la Saskatchewan, Les scrips sud-africains" by Laurier Gareau, pgs. 12-13.

* "Emerald Ross et les Forces aériennes canadiennes" by Laurier Gareau, pgs. 24-27.

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Note: This issue can be borrowed for 1 week. Back issues of most Prairie History Room magazines are kept in the shelf behind the current issue and can also be borrowed for a 1 week loan period.


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