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Author Sandwell, R. W. (Ruth Wells), 1955-

Title Contesting rural space : land policy and the practices of resettlement on Saltspring Island, 1859-1891 / R.W. Sandwell
Published Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 324 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents ""Contents""; ""Tables""; ""Figures and Maps""; ""Illustrations""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Preface""; ""Introduction: Reading the Rural with a Microhistorical Eye""; ""1 Land Policies and the Agricultural Vision in British Columbia""; ""2 Settling Up the Wild Lands""; ""3 The Main Support of the Colony: How Pre-emptors Met Policy-Makers' Goals""; ""4 Commercial Farmers?""; ""5 Appropriating the Land System: Pre-emption Behaviour as Rural Culture""; ""6 Political Economy and Household Structure on Saltspring Island""
""7 The African-American Murders: Violence, Racism, and Community on Saltspring Island, 1859�1871""""8 Cohesion and Fracture in Saltspring Island Society""; ""Conclusion""; ""Notes""; ""Bibliography""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Land settlement -- British Columbia -- Saltspring Island -- History -- 19th century.
Land use -- British Columbia -- Saltspring Island -- Planning -- History -- 19th century.
Saltspring Island (B.C.) -- History -- 19th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0773572635 (electronic bk.)
9780773572638 (electronic bk.)