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Author Name:    ANDERSON, Grace M. and David HIGGS Generations : A History of Canada's Peoples HIGGS, David

Title:   Future to Inherit : Portuguese Communities in Canada.. hardcover in dj

Publisher:    McClelland and Stewart / Department of the Secretary of State of Canada, Toronto, 1976, 

Seller ID:   19080

ANDERSON, Grace M. and David HIGGS. A Future to Inherit : Portuguese Communities in Canada. (Toronto) : "Published by McClelland and Stewart in association with the Multiculturalism Program, Department of the Secretary of State of Canada and the Publishing Centre, Supply and Services, Canada", (1976). Pp (16),3-202. Illustrated. 8vo, brown cloth. Spadoni and Donnelly 2708.In the Generations : A History of Canada's Peoples series. Chapters : 1. T he Early Portuguese Maritime Contacts with Canada; 2. Portuguese Migration to Canada; 3. Growth of the Portuguese-Canadian Communities; 4. Settlementsin Eastern and Central Canada; 5. Settlements in Western Canada; 6. The Fa mily; 7. Education; 8. The Church; 9. Social and Community Organizations; 10. Newspapers and Politics; 11. Cultural Identity; 12. Conclusions. With bibliography and index. "... authors [...] have employed historical research and personal interviews to define the shape of Portuguese-Canadian life in its varied aspects - social, educational, religious and folkloric. A group in a state of rapid change, the Portuguese-Canadians are contributing to Canada's expanding economy as labourers, merchants, small business owners andprofessionals. They have settled in a large number of communities from Vic toria to St. John's, from Kitimat to Winnipeg, and various reasons for choice of locale are outlined in this study." - from the dj. References to Newfoundland, Labrador, and St.John's in the index. Very good in dustjacket. 25.00


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