Boek cover English Immigrant Voices van Wendy Cameron (Hardcover)

English Immigrant Voices

Labourers' Letters from Upper Canada in the 1830s

Engels | Druk: annotated edition | Hardcover | 9780773520356
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uitgever Mcgill-Queen'S University Press
Taal Engels
Bindwijze Hardcover
Aantal paginas 696 pagina's
Illustraties Nee
Auteur(s) Wendy Cameron | Sheila Haines | Sheila Haines | Mary Mcdougall Maude
Redacteur Wendy Cameron
Co-redacteur Sheila Haines
Uitgever Mcgill-Queen'S University Press
Extra groot lettertype Nee
Gewicht 524 g
Studieboek Ja
Verpakking breedte 183 mm
Verpakking hoogte 44 mm
Verpakking lengte 250 mm
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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.

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