BURNET, Jean R.
Title: Ethnic Groups in Upper Canada. Ontario Historical Society, Research Publication No. 1
Publisher:  Ontario Historical Society, 1972,
Seller ID: 94756
BURNET, Jean R. Ethnic Groups in Upper Canada. N.pl.: Ontario Historical Society, Research Publication No. 1, 1972. Pp [i]-v,(1),1-129,(1). Index. 8vo, red card covers. “This study is an attempt to investigate some of the problems of social organization in Upper Canada in relation to ethnic differences in the population. Its aim is to contribute to knowledge of the social development of Canada. The varied cultural backgrounds of the people of thecountry have profoundly influenced its social organization ever since the beginnings of settlement by Europeans in the early seventeenth century. TheCanadian social system of today cannot be understood without taking them i nto account. Moreover, a study of the social problems of the past that werewere affected by ethnic differences may give insight into present-day prob lems which are influenced by the same factor and point the way to their solution.” - from the Introduction (p. 1). Contents : 1. Social Progress and Social Welfare. 2. Occupational Differences and the Class Struggle. 3. The Family and Problems of Morality. 4. Problems of Law and Order. 5. Educational Organization. 6. Religious Organization. 7. Conclusion. Spine and edges worn, creased, pencilled notes, else good to very good. 30.00