Publisher: UBC Press (January 21, 2009)
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Canada's early participation within the Asia-Pacific zone used to be hindered by means of “contradictory impulses.” For over part a century, racist regulations curtailed immigration from Japan, at the same time Canadian marketers, missionaries, and diplomats manoeuvred for entry to the Orient. given that then, Canada's kinfolk with Japan have replaced profoundly, and the 2 nations' political, monetary, and diplomatic pursuits are actually extra heavily aligned and wrapped up in an internet of reinforcing cultural and social ties.Contradictory Impulses is a accomplished and richly documented learn of the social, political, and monetary interactions among Canada and Japan from the overdue 19th century until eventually this day. The chapters, written through best students, supply a portrait of a country transforming into into its Pacific identification and likewise elevate pointed questions on the way forward for Canada's relatives with Japan and the monstrous Pacific region.Contradictory Impulses demanding situations our old realizing of Canada’s position on this planet. This portrait of a country becoming into its Pacific id increases pointed questions on the way forward for Canada’s relatives with Japan and the big Pacific area. it is going to attract students, policymakers, and others attracted to Canada’s kinfolk with Japan and the Asia-Pacific Rim.Contributors: Greg Donaghy, Carin Holroyd, Masako Iino, Hamish Ion, Gregory A. Johnson, John Kirton, Richard Leclerc, John D. Meehan, Galen Perras, John expense, invoice Rawling, Greg Robinson, Patricia E. Roy, David Sulz, Marie-Josee Therrien.