GIDNEY, R.D., and W.P.J. MILLAR.
Title: Professional Gentlemen : The Professions in Nineteenth-Century Ontario. A publication of the Ontario Historical Studies Series for the Government of Ontario
Publisher:  University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1994, ISBN:0802006191
Seller ID: 94861
GIDNEY, R.D., and W.P.J. MILLAR. Professional Gentlemen : The Professions in Nineteenth-Century Ontario. A publication of the Ontario Historical Studies Series for the Government of Ontario. Toronto : Published by the University of Toronto Press, (1994). Pp [i]-xv,(1),-505,(7). Index. 8vo, red cloth, gilt to front board and spine. Contents : Part One : The Making of Professions in a New Society. 1. Images and Transcripts . 2. Compromises and Competitors. 3. The Moment of Mid-Century Radicalism. 4. The Placid Progressof the Law. 5. Doctors and the Price of Occupational Closure. 6. The Minis try: Coming to Terms with Disestablishment. 7. Professional Work. 8. Professional Education. 9. Making Careers, Making Money, Making a Place. Part Two: Reconstructing Profession. Reconstructing Profession: An Introduction. 10. Parvenus. 11. Professions 'Overcrowded.' 12. Clergymen and the Ascendancyof the Laity. 13. Professional Organizations at Bay. 14. The Impact of a C hanging Political Culture. 15. 'Who Was Then a Gentleman?' 16. Portents Bleak, and Promising. 17. The Universities and Professional Education. 18. Retrospect. Appendix: Procedures and Sources for Quantitative Analysis. Pennedname, a few pencil marks, else very good in dustjacket. 25.00