By Wing Chung Ng

Vancouver has one of many greatest populations of chinese language in North the USA. within the chinese language in Vancouver, Wing Chung Ng captures the attention-grabbing tale of the city’s chinese language citizens of their look for id among 1945 and 1980. Ng additionally discusses the stories of ethnic chinese language in numerous Southeast Asian international locations and the U.S., forcing a rethinking of “Chineseness” within the diaspora.

Ng juxtaposes the cultural positions of alternative generations of chinese language immigrants and their Canadian-born descendants and unveils the continuing fight over the definition of being chinese language. notwithstanding now not denying the truth of racism, Ng’s account supplies the chinese language humans their very own voice and exhibits that the chinese language in Vancouver had a lot to claim and sometimes disagreed between themselves in regards to the which means of being chinese language.

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