Orienting Canada: Race, Empire, and the Transpacific

Orienting Canada: Race, Empire, and the Transpacific

By: John Price (author)Hardback

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Scholars, graduate students, and senior undergraduates interested in Canadian foreign relations, war in the Pacific region, and Asian Canadian communities will welcome this important volume. It will also be of interest to those studying human rights issues and modern imperialism.

About Author

John Price is an associate professor of history at the University of Victoria.


Introduction Part 1: Race, Empire, and War 1 Prologue to War: Migration, Race, and Empire 2 China and the Clash of Empires 3 December 1941 and World War 4 Hiroshima and War's End 5 Shades of Liberation 6 Boundaries of Race and Democracy 7 Elusive Justice: Canada and the Tokyo Tribunal Part 2: Pax Americana - Race, Anti-Communism, and Asia 8 Mr. Kennan Comes to Ottawa 9 Canada, Asia, and "Pax Americana" 10 America's Prestige, Korea's War 11 The San Francisco Peace Treaty and Re-Militarization of the Transpacific 12 Racism, War Crimes, and the Korean War 13 Vietnam: Departures in Canadian Foreign Policy Conclusion Chronology Notes Select Bibliography Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774819831
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 464
  • ID: 9780774819831
  • weight: 800
  • ISBN10: 0774819839

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