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English Immigrant Voices

£50.00

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Labourers' Letters from Upper Canada in the 1830's. Collected from published, archival, and private sources, these letters place the Petworth immigrants in the context of their times and challenge the image of English immigrants to 1830s Upper Canada as officers and gentlewomen.

Wendy Cameron, Sheila Haines, and Mary McDougall Maude have carefully annotated the letters to sketch the stories of individual writers, link letters by the same author or members of the same family, and explore the connections between writers. What eventually happened to some of the writers is also revealed in this engaging collection. English Immigrant Voices provides a valuable insight into the rural poor and their experiences in emigrating to a new land.

Illustrated with b&w plates. Hardback, in almost as new condition, including dust jacket.

Item details

Author(s):
Cameron Wendy, Haines Sheila, Maude Mary McDougall - editors
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
077352035X
ISBN-13:
9780773520356
Number of pages:
471
Publisher:
McGill-Queen's University Press
Title:
English Immigrant Voices

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Labourers' Letters from Upper Canada in the 1830's. Collected from published, archival, and private sources, these letters place the Petworth immigrants in the context of their times and challenge the image of English immigrants to 1830s Upper Canada as officers and gentlewomen.

Wendy Cameron, Sheila Haines, and Mary McDougall Maude have carefully annotated the letters to sketch the stories of individual writers, link letters by the same author or members of the same family, and explore the connections between writers. What eventually happened to some of the writers is also revealed in this engaging collection. English Immigrant Voices provides a valuable insight into the rural poor and their experiences in emigrating to a new land.

Illustrated with b&w plates. Hardback, in almost as new condition, including dust jacket.

Author(s):
Cameron Wendy, Haines Sheila, Maude Mary McDougall - editors
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
077352035X
ISBN-13:
9780773520356
Number of pages:
471
Publisher:
McGill-Queen's University Press
Title:
English Immigrant Voices

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