Saint John : The Making of a Colonial Urban Community. First Edition in dustjacket, signed.

By: ACHESON, T.W

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ACHESON, T.W. Saint John : The Making of a Colonial Urban Community. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, (1985). First Printing. Pp (14),[3]-314,(2). 8vo, white cloth with red lettering to spine. "Saint John, New Brunswick,was a small, stagnant mercantile town in 1800. Its character was set by it s British garrison, a fwe prominent Loyalist officials, and a small merchant elite. But that character changed quickly and dramatically in the first half of the nineteenth century.." - from the dj. Contents: 1. The Urban Economy; 2. The Common Council; 3. The Merchant and the Social Order; 4. Bone and Sinew: The Artisans and the Social Order; 5. Irishmen and Bluenoses; 6. The Evangelical Movement; 7. Temperance; 8. Education; 9. Anatomy and Political Reform; 10. Private Capital and Public Resources; 11. Policing the City; 12. The People of a Loyalist City. Vg in dj. Signed without inscription by Acheson on the title page. 25.00

Title: Saint John : The Making of a Colonial Urban Community. First Edition in dustjacket, signed.

Author Name: ACHESON, T.W

Categories: 888,

Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1985, ISBN:0802025862:

Seller ID: 103532

Keywords: SAINT JOHN NEW BRUNSWICK URBAN STUDIES ECONOMICS BUSINESS CANADIAN LOCAL HISTORY CANADA,