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Full of hope and promise : the Canadas in 1841

Author: Eric Ross
Publisher: Montreal [Que.] : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Eric Ross uses his fictional character, Ian Alexander Bell Robertson, to recount the story of life in the Canadas during 1841. ... Throughout the book, Ross has interspersed snippets of information and illustrations to supplement Robertson's writings. Scrupulously researched and easily accessible, Full of Hope and Promise will interest anyone wishing to know more about everyday life in Upper and Lower Canada at the  Read more...
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Ross, Eric.
Full of hope and promise.
Montreal ; Buffalo : McGill Queen's University Press, ©1991
(DLC) 93114364
(OCoLC)30739677
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Ross
ISBN: 9780773563056 0773563059
OCLC Number: 243587142
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 169 pages) : illustrations
Contents: ""Contents""; ""Preface""; ""Introduction""; ""One: Two Peoples, One Country""; ""Two: The Rage of Emigration""; ""Three: The Annihilation of Space and Time""; ""Four: The Spirit of Improvement""; ""Five: Diversions""; ""Six: Immigrants, Optimism, and Future Prospects""; ""Afterword""; ""Bibliography""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""
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One hundred and fifty years ago, on the 10th of February 1841, Upper and Lower Canada (present day Ontario and Quebec) united to form the Province of Canada. In Full of Hope and Promise, Eric Ross  Read more...

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