Jewels of the Qila: The Remarkable Story of an Indo-Canadian Family

Jewels of the Qila: The Remarkable Story of an Indo-Canadian Family

By: Hugh J. M. Johnston (author)Hardback

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This book will appeal to anyone interested in BC history, Canadian ethnic studies, or the Punjabi and South Asian diaspora.

About Author

Hugh J.M. Johnston is a historian affiliated with Simon Fraser University. He is the author of two previous books on Punjabis in Canada, The Voyage of the Komagata Maru and The Four Quarters of the Night: The Life Journey of an Emigrant Sikh.


Illustrations Preface Acknowledgments 1 Pioneers 2 Jagirdar Families 3 Emigrant Jathas 4 Settling in Canada 5 Trouble in British Columbia 6 Refuge in Ontario 7 Lumber Business 8 Women and Children at Mayo Siding 9 Village Life in Canada and India 10 Ending a Partnership: Life in the City 11 Citizens without Votes 12 A Real United Nations in Practice 13 Lessons about India and Spirituality 14 The Hospital at Aur 15 Finding a Teacher and Losing a Father 16 Marriages and Losing a Mother 17 Canada and India 18 The Span of a Century Notes Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774822169
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 336
  • ID: 9780774822169
  • weight: 600
  • ISBN10: 0774822163

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