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Author Name:    JONES, Robert Leslie.

Title:   History of Agriculture in Ontario 1613-1880

Publisher:    University of Toronto Press, Toronto and Buffalo, 1977, 

Seller ID:   94859

JONES, Robert Leslie. History of Agriculture in Ontario 1613-1880. With a Foreword by Fred Landon. Toronto and Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, (1977). Second Printing. Pp [i]-xvi,1-420. Index. 8vo, green cloth, black lettering to spine. Contents : 1. Agriculture before the Loyalists. 2. Agriculture in the Loyalist Era, 1784-1812. 3. War, Depression and Recovery, 1812-1831. 4. The Agricultural Population, 1815-1850. 5. The Backwoodsman. 6. The Wheat Farmer, 1815-1850. 7. Agriculture in the Ottawa Valley to 1850. 8. Tariffs and Preferences, 1831-1846. 9. Livestock and Its Improvement before 1850. 10. Agricultural Organizations before 1850. 11. The American Market, 1847-1861. 12. Farming in the Grand Trunk Era. 13. Repercussions op the American Civil War. 14. The Grain Trade and Grain Growing, 1866-1880. 15. The Development of the Dairy Industry. 16. The Livestock Industry, 1866-1880. 17. Agriculture on the Forest Frontier, 1850-1880. 18. Miscellaneous Aspects of Agriculture in the Eighteen-Seventies. 19. Agricultural Organizations after 1850. 20. Conclusion. "This comprehensive history of Ontario's agricultural development, first published in 1946, is a classic of scholarship and readability. It will appeal not only to agriculturalists and historiansbut also to anyone interested in life in early Ontario." Spine slightly fa ded, penned name, else very good. No dustjacket (as issued). 28.00


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