MAWANI, Renisa

Author Tags: History, Missionaries

As a sociology professor at UBC, Renisa Mawani has revealed how Indian agents, missionaries and legal authorities restricted the blurring of racial boundaries in Colonial Proximities: Crossracial Encounters and Juridical Truths in British Columbia, 1871-1921 (UBC $32.95), exploring how Asians and Aboriginals were systematically oppressed by “the making of the settler regime."