Chinese Victoria: A Long and Difficult Journey

John Adams


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John Adams’ long-awaited book Chinese Victoria is now available for purchase. A cultural feast, including hundreds of photos, the book charts the “long and difficult journey” of Victoria’s Chinese community

Over two decades in the making, Chinese Victoria: A Long and Difficult Journey explores the lives of people who shaped Canada’s oldest Chinatown. The most comprehensive resource on Victoria’s Chinatown to-date, this beautifully illustrated book includes over 800 photographs, 60 maps, and other images. This book focusses on BC’s capital city, but skillfully places Victoria’s Chinese community amongst broader provincial, national and transnational issues.

The Royal Museum Shop is operated by the Royal BC Museum Foundation. All proceeds from the sale of merchandise go directly towards supporting the many fine programs and special events at the Royal BC Museum.

2023, Hardcover, pages

ISBN 97809973124125

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John Adams has been collecting and telling Victoria’s stories for many years. He is widely recognized as Victoria’s foremost authority on the city’s dark past and haunted present.


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