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

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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 tradition. Introduced by Ian Wilson, Archivist of Ontario, and edited by Roger Hall, William Westfall and Laurel Sefton MacDowell, this distinctive volume is a landmark not only in th.

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  • 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.

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