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Creating Societies : Immigrant Lives in Canada.

Author/Creator:
Hoerder, Dirk.
Publication:
Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2000.
Series:
McGill-Queen's Studies in Ethnic History Ser.
McGill-Queen's Studies in Ethnic History Ser. ; v.30
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (390 pages)
Subjects:
Immigrants -- Canada -- History.
Canada -- History.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
The birth of Canada as a society and a nation has often been told from the narrow perspective of the "founding nations." These versions have left little room for the everyday experiences of a wide variety of individual immigrants who have had to adjust.
Contents:
Intro
Contents
Preface
Introduction
PART ONE: CONTEXTS
1 Settings
2 Sources
3 Transitions
PART TWO: 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
PART THREE: URBAN LIFE, FARMING, AND LUMBERING IN CENTRAL CANADA
7 Immigrants in Montreal
8 Life on the Ontario Frontier
9 Northward-Bound to the Lumbering and Mining Frontier
10 The Labouring and Lower Middle Classes in Toronto
PART FOUR: 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
PART FIVE: THE ROCKIES AND THE PACIFIC COAST
16 Mining in the Rockies
17 East and West Do Meet
PART SIX: DISCRIMINATION AND EXCLUSION, 1920S-1950S
18 From Dislocation to Politics of Protest
19 The Depression Thirties and Discriminatory Forties
PART SEVEN: PERSPECTIVES: FROM MANY CULTURES TO MULTICULTURALISM
20 Years of Change and Redefinition
21 Multicultural Lives in Canada
Notes
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Notes:
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Other format:
Print version: Hoerder, Dirk Creating Societies
ISBN:
9780773567986
9780773518827
OCLC:
929121814
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