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Patterns of the past : interpreting Ontario's history : a collection of historical articles published on the occasion of the centenary of the Ontario Historical Society

Author: Roger Hall; William Westfall; Laurel Sefton MacDowell
Publisher: Toronto [Ont.] ; Oxford : Dundurn Press, ©1988.
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Patterns of the Past has been published to commemorate the one hundredth annivarsary of the founding of the Ontario Historical Society. Organized on 4 Sept 1888 as the Pioneer Association of Ontario, the Society adopted its current name in 1898. Its objectives, for a century, have been to promote and develop the study of Ontario's past. The purpose of this book is both to commemorate and to carry on that wrothy  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Patterns of the past.
Toronto [Ont.] ; Oxford : Dundurn Press, ©1988
(DLC) 89196428
(OCoLC)21306770
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Hall; William Westfall; Laurel Sefton MacDowell
ISBN: 9781554882649 1554882648 9781459713574 1459713575
OCLC Number: 314181579
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (405 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The mystery of the neutral indians / Abraham Rotstein --
Rural credit and rural development in Upper Canada, 1790 to 1850 / Douglas McCalla --
Population change on an agricultural frontier : Upper Canada, 1796 to 1841 / J. David Wood --
Re-inventing Upper Canada : American immigrants, Upper Canadian history, English law, and the alien question / Paul Romney --
The meaning of misadventure : the Baptiste Creek railway disaster of 1854 and its aftermath / Paul Craven --
Beyond Superior : Ontario's new-found land / Elizabeth Arthur --
Finding the right size : markets and competition in mid- and late nineteenth-century Ontario / Ben Forster --
Streetscape and society : the changing built environment of King Street, Toronto / Gunter Gad and Deryck W. Holdsworth --
"A terror to evil-doers" : the central prison and the "criminal class" in late nineteenth-century Ontario / Peter Oliver --
Science and the state in Ontario : the British connection or North American patterns? / Richard A. Jarrell --
From modern Babylon to a city upon a hill : the Toronto Social Survey Commission of 1915 and the search for sexual order in the city / Carolyn Strange --
Ontario workers and the decline of labourism / James Naylor --
The Jewish experience in Ontario to 1960 / Gerald Tulchinsky --
The battle for wilderness in Ontario : saving Quetico-Superior, 1927 to 1960 / Gerald Killan and George Warecki --
The children's war : the mobilization of Ontario youth during the Second World War / Charles M. Johnston --
Society and culture in rural and small-town Ontario : Alice Munro's testimony on the last forty years / John Weaver.
Responsibility: edited by Roger Hall, William Westfall, and Laurel Sefton MacDowell.

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Commemorating one hundredth anniversary of the founding of the Ontario Historical Society, this book chronicles and analyses the whole scope of Ontario's varied past, focusing on our understanding of  Read more...

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"Patterns of the Past is a fine collection worthy of commemorating the one-hundredth anniversary of the Ontario Historical Society." -- Jeff Keshen -- Ontario History, March 1990 "... a refreshing Read more...

 
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