Creating Societies : Immigrant Lives in Canada.
- Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2000.
- McGill-Queen's Studies in Ethnic History Ser.
McGill-Queen's Studies in Ethnic History Ser. ; v.30
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- Immigrants -- Canada -- History.
Canada -- History.
- Electronic books.
- 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.
PART ONE: CONTEXTS
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
Index of Migrants
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- Print version: Hoerder, Dirk Creating Societies
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