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Mennonites in Canada, 1786-1920 The History of a Separate People

By: Epp, Frank H.

Price: $26.50

Publisher: Toronto, Mennonite Historical Society of Canada: 2002

Edition: Second Edition; Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 19005

ISBN: 1550560131

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ shows very light shelf wear, with a 1/2" tear on top back of DJ. ; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; 9.6 X 6.6 X 1.3 inches; 480 pages; "Covers the Mennonite experience in Canada from the time of the first documented immigrants in 1786 to the Niagara Peninsula in Ontario from Pennsylvania through the conclusion of World War I. " View more info

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A White Man's Country An Exercise in Canadian Prejudice

By: Ferguson, Ted

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Doubleday: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18781

ISBN: 0385114001

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ and boards show light shelf wear. Some fading of DJ spine; A tight solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. Stated first edition ; 8.40 X 5.60 X 0.80 inches; 200 pages; Ferguson goes back to 1914 to examine one of the more controversial incidents in Canadian history, the refusal of the Immigration Department to allow the 376 South Asians aboard to debark from the Komagata Maru in Vancouver, BC. This incident played out in the newspapers and the courts and still resonates in any discussion of racial prejudice in Canada. The ironic fact is that Metro Vancouver now has a very large Sikh po... View more info

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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

ISBN: 0802058299

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


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. Part 2 examines patterns of settlement in the new land: many Irish settled near family members and friends who had emigrated... 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

Condition: Very Good


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

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Canadian Migration Patterns from Britain and North America

By: Messamore, Barbara J.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Ottawa, University of Ottawa Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19008

ISBN: 0776605437

Condition: Very Good


Some pencilled underlining and notations, light edge wear of card covers. ; A bright, solid book. ; International Canadian Studies Series; B&W Illustrations; 8.9 X 6.0 X 0.8 inches; 294 pages; "From refugee policy to migration songs, this unique collection of essays demonstrates how important immigration and ties to other parts of the world are to Canadians and to the Canadian identity. Contributors explore how migration has been a key issue in Canada's social, economic, political, and cultural life." 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

ISBN: 1551928477

Condition: Very Good+


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 events in the redress movement, candid comments from interviews, and documents only available in archival collections. In the ... 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

ISBN: 0802004652

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


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 of Mennonite history in Canada, T.D. Regehr shows how the Second World War challenged the pacifist views of Mennonites and cre... 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

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


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 subject to authoritatian leadership. Resistance to a Tsarist conscription law led to their exile to Siberia. In 1899, with outs... View more info

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Taking Root The Origins of the Canadian Jewish Community

By: Tulchinsky, Gerald

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hanover NH, Brandeis University Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19095

ISBN: 0874516099

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; Brandeis Series In American Jewish History, Culture, And Life; B&W Photographs; 9.3 X 6.0 X 1.3 inches; 341 pages; "Jews seeking a new life in Canada faced problems beyond those of other immigrants. Farm colonists often lived in communities too small to afford a rabbi or ritual slaughterer, or even to form a minyan for worship. In French Canada, Protestant and Catholic school boards battled over who was responsible for educating Jewish children. In the cities, the socialist philosophies of Jews fleeing the poverty and oppression of Euro... View more info