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Author Cowan, Helen I., author

Title British emigration to British North America : the first hundred years / by Helen I. Cowan
Edition Revised and enlarged edition
Published [Toronto] : University of Toronto Press, [1961]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 321 pages) : illustrations, plates, map
Contents Foreword -- Introduction -- Settlement for Trade and Defence, 1765-1815 -- Unemployment, Overpopulation, Emigration -- The Rising Tide: To the Military Settlements, 1815-1830 -- The Rising Tide: To the Irish Settlements, 1823-1845 -- New Needs and New Theories -- Colonization Leaders and Colonization Companies -- The Emigrant Ship and the Emigrant Trade, 1815-1860 -- The Great Emigrations, 1830-1860 -- Help for the Needy Emigrant -- The Triumph of Laissez-Faire
Summary This book is an attempt to give students and general readers something of the story of the outpouring of British subjects who peopled British North America in the years before Confederation
Bibliography Bibliographical references included in "Notes" (pages 241-282)
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Subject Canada -- Emigration and immigration -- History.
Great Britain -- Emigration and immigration -- History.
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1442653175 (electronic bk.)
9781442653177 (electronic bk.)