Canadian Papers in Rural History, Volume II


CAMERON, James. Canadian Papers in Rural History, Volume II. Edited by Donald H. Akenson. Gananoque, ON : Langdale Press, (1980). Pp. (8),7-172,(2). 8vo, brown cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. Donald Harman Akenson FRSC, FRHS (b. May 22, 1941, Minneapolis, Minnesota). Of nautical interest: James Cameron's "The Role of Shipping from Scottish Ports in Emigrationto the Canadas, 1815-1855" (pp. 135-154). Also includes: Robert E. Ankli, Dan Helsberg, and John Herd Thompson's "The Adoption of the Gasoline Tractor in Western Canada"; David E. Weale's "The Shell-Mud Diggers of Prince Edward Island"; Brian S. Osborne's "Trading on a Frontier: The Function of Peddlers, Markets, and Fairs in Nineteenth-Century Ontario"; R.W. Widdis's "Tracing Property Ownership in Nineteenth-Century Ontario: A Guide to the Archival Sources"; James O'Mara's "The Seasonal Round of Gentry Farmers in Early Ontario: A Preliminary Analysis"; Christian Norman's "A Company Community: Garden Island, Upper Canada at Mid-Century"; and Donald H. Akenson's "Listening to Rural Language: Ballycarry, Co. Antrim, 1798-1817". Previous owner's name inked to ffep, else very good. 25.00

Title: Canadian Papers in Rural History, Volume II

Author Name: CAMERON, James) AKENSON, Donald H., ed. WEALE, David OSBORNE, Brian S.

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Langdale Press, Gananoque, ON, 1980, ISBN:0969077211:

Seller ID: 93728

Keywords: CANADA CANADIAN SOCIAL RURAL HISTORY ANTRIM PEDDLERS ONTARIO PEI PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND IRELAND IRISH NAUTICAL SCOTLAND SCOTTISH EMIGRATION FARMING AGRICULTURE MERCANTILE SHIPPING MERCHANT PORTS TRACTORS,