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Title A nation of immigrants : women, workers, and communities in Canadian history, 1840s-1960s / edited by Franca Iacovetta, with Paula Draper and Robert Ventresca
Published Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, [1998]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 513 pages) : illustrations
Contents Topic 1. Irish in Nineteenth-Century Canada: Class, Culture, and Conflict -- Orange Order and Social Violence in Mid-Nineteenth Century Saint John / Scott W. See -- St. Patrick's Day Parades in Nineteenth-Century Toronto: A Study of Immigrant Adjustment and Elite Control / Michael Cottrell -- Topic 2. American Blacks in Nineteenth-Century Ontario: Challenging the Stereotypes -- Black Population of Canada West on the Eve of the American Civil War: A Reassessment Based on the Manuscript Census of 1861 / Michael Wayne -- 'Self-Reliance Is the True Road to Independence': Ideology and the Ex-Slaves in Buxton and Chatham / Howard Law -- Mary Ann Shadd and the Search for Equality / Jason H. Silverman -- Topic 3. Settling the Canadian West: The 'Exotic' Continentals -- Roumanian Pioneer / Anne B. Woywitka -- Ukrainian Impress on the Canadian West / James W. Darlington -- Topic 4. 'Women's Work': Paid Labour, Community-Building, and Protest -- 'I Won't Be a Slave!' Finnish Domestics in Canada, 1911-1930 / Varpu Lindstrom -- Abraham's Daughters: Women, Charity, and Power in the Canadian Jewish Community / Paula J. Draper and Janice B. Karlinsky -- Topic 5. Men without Women: 'Bachelor' Workers and Gendered Identities -- Men without Women: Italian Migrants in Canada, 1885-1930 / Robert F. Harney -- Bachelor Workers / Anthony B. Chan -- Bachelors, Boarding-Houses, and Blind Pigs: Gender Construction in a Multi-Ethnic Mining Camp, 1909-1920 / Nancy M. Forestell -- Topic 6. Demanding Rights, Organizing for Change: Militants and Radicals -- Finnish Radicalism and Labour Activism in the Northern Ontario Woods / Ian Radforth -- Sewing Solidarity: The Eaton's Strike of 1912 / Ruth A. Frager -- Relief Strike: Immigrant Workers and the Great Depression in Crowland, Ontario, 1930-1935 / Carmela Patrias -- Topic 7. Encountering the 'Other': Society and State Responses, 1900s-1930s -- Disgrace to 'Christian Canada': Protestant Foreign Missionary Concerns about the Treatment of South Asians in Canada, 1907-1940 / Ruth Compton Brouwer -- State Repression of Labour and the Left in Canada, 1914-1920: The Impact of the First World War / Gregory S. Kealey -- 'The line must be drawn somewhere': Canada and Jewish Refugees, 1933-1939 / Irving Abella and Harold Troper -- Topic 8. Regulating Minorities in 'Hot' and 'Cold' War Contexts, 1939-1960s -- Ethnic Relations in Wartime: Nationalism and European Minorities in Alberta during the Second World War / Howard Palmer -- Making 'New Canadians': Social Workers, Women, and the Reshaping of Immigrant Families / Franca Iacovetta
Notes Reprinted 2002, 2007
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Immigrants -- Canada -- History.
Minorities -- Canada -- History.
Women -- Canada -- History.
Working class -- Canada -- History.
Canada -- Ethnic relations.
Canada -- Race relations.
Canada -- Social life and customs.
Form Electronic book
Author Draper, Paula.
Iacovetta, Franca, 1957-
Ventresca, Robert.
ISBN 1442687274 (electronic bk.)
9781442687271 (electronic bk.)
(acid-free paper)
(paperback: acid-free paper)