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From Manila to Manitoba (Volume 1)

From Manila to Manitoba (Volume 1)

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From Manila to Manitoba, Volume 1

Winnipeg's Filipino Health Professionals  (c. 1950-1970)

This volume features Dr. Jose Belmonte, the presentation of his oral history, and the exploration of his Filipino and Canadian experiences including: his experience as a boy in Japanese occupied Philippines during the Second World War; his experience as a medical graduate in the Philippines and later as a medical intern in Canada; links between his eventual settlement in Winnipeg and the evolution of the Philippines' elite and their dominance in politics; and his experience witnessing Canada's medical system transition to publicly funded care under Tommy Douglas. 


Authors: Darlyne Bautista
Lesson: Filipino-Canadian History, Winnipeg History, Oral History
Publisher: Anak Publishing Workers Cooperative, 2012
Dimensions: 11 x 8.5”; Paperback binding; 44 pages
Language: English



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