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Image for Irish Emigration and Canadian Settlement  Patterns, Link, and Letters

Irish Emigration and Canadian Settlement Patterns, Link, and Letters

By: Houston, Cecil J. & William J. Smyth

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18625


Light edge wear to DJ, front flaps creased ; A bright, solid book, dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Illustrations & Maps; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 370 pages; "The authors evaluate both emigration and settlement and present as well revealing personal documents about the intense, often painful experiences of the settlers. Part I explores the geographical links - particularly the phenomenon of chain migration - that shaped decisions to leave Ireland.... View more info

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Communities in Decline An Examination of Household Resettlement in Newfoundland

By: Iverson, Noel & Matthews, D. Ralph

Price: $19.95

Publisher: St. John's, Newfoundland, Institute of Social and Economical Reform: 1968

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 16987


Blue card covers are sun-faded with light shelfwear. ; A tight solid book.; 184 pages View more info

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Redress Inside the Japanese Canadian Call for Justice

By: Miki, Roy

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Raincoast Books: 2005

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 18544


Card covers show very light shelf wear.; A tight solid book. ; 9.06 X 6.10 X 1.18 inches; 362 pages; "'Redress' takes an unflinching look at the controversial movement to right the wrong done to thousands of Japanese Canadians during the war. Applying the concept of "negotiations" to the 20th-century history of Japanese Canadians, Roy Miki interweaves the main historical narrative with stories from his own personal and family histories, anecdotes of pivotal e... View more info

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Mennonites in Canada, 1939-1970 A People Transformed

By: Regehr, T.D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1996

Edition: 1st

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 17227


Signed by Author; Some creasing top of DJ spine ; Signed by author on title page. A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; Mennonites in Canada, Vol 3; 9.24 X 6.27 X 1.70 inches; 600 pages; "When war broke out in 1939 Canadian Mennonites were overwhelmingly a rural people. By 1970 they had largely completed one of the greatest `migrations' in their history - the transformation from a rural to an urban community. In this third and final volume o... View more info

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Pictorial History of the Doukhobors

By: Tarasoff, Koozma J

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Saskatoon, SK, Prairie Books Department: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18607


Boards and DJ show shelf wear, small tears, 1/2 inch piece missing from DJ at top of spine area, coffee cup stains on DJ. Previous owner's name on front free end paper. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 280 pages; "The Doukhobors had their origin as a Russian peasant community that had parted from the Orthodox church; they were pacifist, communally-oriented, and equalitarian, though su... View more info