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City in Colour ― Rediscovered Stories of Victoria's Multicultural Past
  • City in Colour ― Rediscovered Stories of Victoria's Multicultural Past

  • ISBN13:9781771512855
  • 出版社:Touchwood Ed
  • 作者:May Q. Wong
  • 裝訂/頁數:平裝/192頁
  • 規格:19.1cm*14cm (高/寬)
  • 出版日:2018/10/23
定  價:NT$770元
優惠價: 9693
可得紅利積點:20 點

無庫存,下單後進貨(採購期約45個工作天)

商品簡介

Often described as “more English than the English,” the city of Victoria has a much more ethnically diverse background than historical record and current literature reveal. Significant contributions were made by many people of colour with fascinating stories, including:

  • the Kanaka, or Hawaiian Islanders, who constructed Fort Victoria, and members of the Kanaka community such as Maria Mahoi and William Naukana
  • three Metis matriarchs—Amelia Connolly Douglas, Josette Legacé Work, and Isabelle M. Mainville Ross
  • the Victoria Voltigeurs, the earliest police presence in the Colony of Vancouver Island, and who were primarily men of colour
  • Grafton Tyler Brown, now known in the United States as one of the first and best African American artists of the American West
  • Manzo Nagano, Canada’s first recorded immigrant from Japan
  • and many more

With information about various cultural communities in early Victoria and significant dates, May Wong’s City in Colour is a collection of fascinating stories of unsung characters whose stories are at the heart of Victoria’s history.

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