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Author Name:    HOERDER, Dirk.

Title:   Creating Societies : Immigrant Lives in Canada

Publisher:    McGill-Queen's University Press, Montreal & Kingston , 2000, ISBN:0773518827 

Seller ID:   88880

HOERDER, Dirk. Creating Societies : Immigrant Lives in Canada. Montreal & Kingston : McGill-Queen's University Press, (2000). First Edition. Pp [i]-xiv,[1]-375,(3). Index. 8vo, black cloth, silver lettering to spine. McGill-Queen's Studies in Ethnic History. Contents : Introduction. Pt. 1. Contexts.1. Settings. 2. Sources. 3. Transitions. Pt. 2. The Maritimes and the St. Lawrence Valley. 4. Immigrants in a Settled Society: the Maritimes. 5. French-Canadian Migrations. 6. The Coming of the Irish. Pt. 3. Urban Life, Farming, and Lumbering in Central Canada. 7. Immigrants in Montreal. 8. Life onthe Ontario Frontier. 9. Northward-Bound to the Lumbering and Mining Front ier. 10. The Labouring and Lower Middle Classes in Toronto. Pt. 4. The Prairies: Labourers, Settlers, Entrepreneurs. 11. Immigrant Crossroads at Winnipeg. 12. The Opening of the West. 13. Community-Building: Homesteading and Bloc Farming. 14. Storekeepers and Small Entrepreneurs. 15. Building and Imagining Western Society. Pt. 5. The Rockies and the Pacific Coast. 16. Mining in the Rockies. 17. East and West Do Meet. Pt. 6. Discrimination and Exclusion, 1920s-1950s. 18. From Dislocation to Politics of Protest. 19. The Depression Thirties and Discriminatory Forties. Pt. 7. Perspectives: From Many Cultures to Multiculturalism. 20. Years of Change and Redefinition. 21. Multicultural Lives in Canada. Bookstore sticker, yellow highlighting to two leaves, else good to very good in dustjacket. 28.00


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