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The Icelanders in Canada,

By: N/A

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Winnipeg, Printed by National Publishers and Viking Printer: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 723H3608

ISBN: B002H4I2GQ

Condition: Good


B002H4I2GQ Signed and inscribed by author atop front free endpaper. 510 pages. Select bibliography. Index. Black and white maps and reproductions of photos. Explains how "the evolution of the Icelandic nation developed certain qualities of mind, and how those qualities have been strengthened through the adversities the Icelandic people have had to endure. It is these qualities which produced the Icelandic Canadian 'harvest' of achievement during the ninety odd years they have been in Canada." - dust jacket. "A careful perusal of this book is a must for those of Icelandic des... View more info

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The Island family Harris: Letters of an immigrant family in British North America, 1856-1866

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Ragweed Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 106A1179

ISBN: 092030429X

Condition: Fine


092030429X 159 pages. Black and white plates. "The story of a British family which crossed the Atlantic in the mid 19th century. It is told in their own words in letters written home from Canada West (Ontario) and Prince Edward Island. From the letters emerges a portrait of a fascinating family which included portrait painter Robert Harris and architect William Harris. Here we encounter the beliefs, values and attitudes of a mid-Victorian family, and a view of their daily lives at home and at work." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Lovely copy... View more info

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The Peopling of Newfoundland: Essays in historical geography (Social and economic papers)

By: N/A

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Institute of Social and Economic Research, Memorial University of Newfoundland: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 846G3576

ISBN: 0919666175

Condition: Very Good


0919666175 289 pages. Bibliography, glossary and index. Footnotes. Charts, maps and diagrams. Topics include: English Migration; Folk Architecture in Trinity Bay; Peopling of Central Bonavista Bay; Sealing and the spread of settlement in Northeastern Newfoundland; Initial permanent settlement in the Strait of Belle Isle; Ethnic diversity and settler location on the Eastern Lower North Shore of Quebec; Highlands Scots Migration to Southwestern Newfoundland; Settlers and Traders in Western Newfoundland. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. View more info

Image for The Dearborn Independent, Chronicler of the Neglected Truth, April (Apr.) 3, 1926 - Will Palestine Ever Pay Its Board?

The Dearborn Independent, Chronicler of the Neglected Truth, April (Apr.) 3, 1926 - Will Palestine Ever Pay Its Board?

By: Aaron, S.F.; Johns, E.B.; Thompson, Huston; Perry, Armstrong; Barron, C.W.; Barton, William E.; MacConnell, Duncan; Finger, Charles J.; Aschemeier, C.R.; Robinson, Alan M.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Dearborn, Michigan, The Dearborn Publishing Co.: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 838G4909

Condition: Good


32 pages. Features: The Killers' Struggle to Exist - all animals wage unending war for mere right to live; Legislating in Secret Session - Budget Officer Rules United States and is not Answerable to the People - New Method of Neutralizing Congressional Government; Why (Woodrow) Wilson Disliked Reporters (part 2) - distaste for publicity developed into aversion for newspapermen through their boorish blunders; The Fallacies of Philanthropy - There are some glaring inconsistencies in organized charity - Is there a remedy?; Galli-Curci Swayed by Swedish Music - Prima Donna gives a wonderful inter... View more info

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Undesirables: White Canada and the Komagata Maru

By: Ali Kazimi

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Douglas & McIntyre: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 317G0599

ISBN: 1553656539

Condition: Fine


1553656539 158 pages. Footnotes. "Brings provocative new insight to one of the most infamous episodes in Canadian history." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with lightest wear. An excellent copy. View more info

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Chronik Des Deutschtums in Ulberta (The Yearbook of Germans in the Province of Alberta, Canada), Heft I, 1934

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Winnipeg, Manitoba, National Publishers Limited: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 711H2208

Condition: Fair


From the estate of Karl Gerhard, NSDAP member and leader of Deutscher Bund Canada. 34 pages. Black and white reproductions of nostalgic photos. Considerable text, all in German. Alberta immigrant statistics. Apparently intended to document and extol the lifestyle of German immigrants in 1934 Alberta. Unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. View more info

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Reluctant Host (Oxford)

By: Avery, D.H.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, McClelland & Stewart: 1995

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 726C7133

ISBN: 0771008279

Condition: Fair


0771008279 342 pages. Index. Footnotes. Black and white photographic plates. "A history of the evolution of Canadian immigration policy" - from back cover. Above-average wear. Usual library markings. Some markings to contents. Binding intact. A worthy reading copy. View more info

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In search of the red dragon: The Welsh in Canada

By: Bennett, Carol

Price: $97.95

Publisher: Canada, Juniper Books: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 115A0085

ISBN: 091913713X

Condition: Fair


091913713X 244 pages. Index. Black and white illustrations. "Describes Welsh immigration and settlements, discusses the survival of the Welsh language and cultural institutions in Canada, and tells the story of a number of famous Canadians of Welsh extraction." - from back cover. Prior owner's ink stamp partially stroked out inside front cover. Above-average but not excessive wear. Binding intact. Backstrip chipped. Worthy reference copy. View more info

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British Immigrants in Industrial America 1790-1950

By: Berthoff, Rowland Tappan

Price: $149.95

Publisher: New York, Russell and Russell: 1968

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 736A4932

Condition: Good


296 pages. Index. Extensive footnotes. Includes maps, charts and tables. Reprint of the 1953 first edition. Part I considers 'The Economic Adjustment' while Part II looks at The Cultural Adjustment. Usual library markings. Average wear. A sound copy. View more info

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Selling illusions: The cult of multiculturalism in Canada

By: Bissoondath, Neil

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Penguin Canada: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 862A4681

ISBN: 0140238786

Condition: Good


0140238786 234 pages. "Multiculturalism, with all of its festivals and its celebrations, has done - and can do - nothing to foster a factual and clear-minded vision of our neighbours." - from back cover. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound working copy. View more info

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Saga of Hope - An Icelandic Odyssey: 23 Minute VHS Video Tape in Case (A Scattering of Seesds - II)

By: Blackmore, Juliann: Director

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Canada, WP: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 422A2636

Condition: Good


VHS video tape in case. An exploration of director Juliann Blackmore's newly discovered Icelandic ancestry. Her great-great-grandfather, Sigursteinn Oddson left Iceland in 1883. His neighbour, Hans Peter Tergesen, left in 1887. The two men were part of a massive exodus from Iceland to Canada after a devastating volcano drove 1/3 of the population from their island home. The majority went to a settlement in Manitoba they named 'New Iceland'." - from cover. View more info

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Province with a Heart: Celebrating 100 Years in Saskatchewan

By: Boswell, Randy

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Canada, CanWest Books: 2005

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 878C8925

ISBN: 0973671904

Condition: Fine


0973671904 224 pages. "...Takes readers through the rich heritage of the prairie province. Through photographs and a lively narrative, this book moves through stories of the First Nations; the pioneer days when settlers flooded the Prairies seeking a new life in a new land; and the grim days of the Depression and the Dust Bowl that hit Saskatchewan harder than anywhere on the continent. It is a touching tale of Saskatchewan's enormous sacrifice and sense of duty during the world wars; the birth of the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation; and Tommy Douglas's crusade to institute Medicar... View more info

The Immigrant Years: From Europe to Canada, 1945-1967

By: Broadfoot, Barry

Price: $56.40

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Canada, Harpercollins: 1986

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 16801394

ISBN: 0888945191

Condition: Very Good


0888945191 255 pages. Whether they came from Britain or Europe, these newcomers all wove new vigour and spirit into the Canadian cultural, economica and social fabric. And they all vividly remember their first hours, days and momths in a new country. This book is about their memories: sad, happy, sometimes incredible and always moving. The often felt frustrated and homesick and were at times resourceful or bewildered, weak or determined. But always they felt like immigrants in a strange land. Book clean, unmarked and very lightly worn. Some yellowing at edges. Slight lean to spine. Du... View more info

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Betrayal & Deceit: The Politics of Canadian Immigration

By: Campbell, Charles M.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Jasmine Books: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 122A5657

ISBN: 0968673805

Condition: Good


0968673805 231 pages. Index. "This strong, detailed and careful analytical study is persuasive because it is no rant; it is calmly devastating." - Trevor Lautens, Vancouver Sun Columnist. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Sound copy. View more info

Image for Ninth Census of Canada - 1951 - Neuvieme Recensement Du Canada: Volume IV (Four) - Labour Force - Occupations and Industries

Ninth Census of Canada - 1951 - Neuvieme Recensement Du Canada: Volume IV (Four) - Labour Force - Occupations and Industries

By: Canada Dominion Bureau of Statistics - Bureau Federal De La Statistique

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Queen's Printer: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 717A1816

Condition: Good


Contents include: Industry and occupation characteristics of the labour force as well as characteristics of age, birthplace, class of worker, immigration, marital status, origin, and years of schooling. The 1951 census, held two years after Newfoundland became part of Canada, marked Canada's first census as a nation of ten provinces and two territories. The content of the population and household questionnaire covered name, sex, age, marital status, relationship to "head" of household, and the structural type and tenure of dwelling. This census also provided information for small ar... View more info

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Canada's Fertile Northland - A Glimpse of the Enormous Resources of Part of the Unexplored Regions of the Dominion

By: Chambers, Captain Ernest J.: Editor

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Government Printing Bureau: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 115A8958

Condition: Good


137 pages plus 16 pages of excellent black and white photographic plates. "Evidence heard before a select committee of the Senate of Canada during the Parliamentary session of 1906-7, and the report based thereon." - from title page. "After a few more years inflow of immigration at the present rate, Canada's future expansion as an agricultural, lumbering, mining and industrial country will depend upon the exploitation of the natural resources of the Dominion's vast, unexplored northland. Within this designation may be classed the northern portions of the provinces of Quebec, Ont... View more info

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Immigration: Parliament vs. The People

By: Christie, Doug

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, CAFE: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 115A9156

Condition: Good


17 pages plus advertisements. "A masterful update to his book Immigration: The Destruction of English Canada." - from Introduction. Author was a prominent defender of free speech in Canada. View more info

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British Immigration Before Confederation - Booklet #22

By: Cowan, Helen I.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, The Canadian Historical Association: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 726A1448

Condition: Good


24 pages. Two graphs. Clean and unmarked. A sound copy. View more info

Image for The Granite Monthly - A New Hampshire Magazine, January 1924

The Granite Monthly - A New Hampshire Magazine, January 1924

By: Davison, H.K.; Bridges, H. Styles; Greer, Lois Goodwin; Johnson, Arthur; Drake, George R.; Duncan, George H.; Wallace, William; Tufts, Prof. James A.; Smart, Prof. F.A.; French, John S.; Marshall, R. Eliot; Shute, Judge H.A.; Drew, Iva H.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, The Granite Monthly Company: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845G0903

Condition: Good


Pages 1-58. Black and white photos. Features: National convention of American Legion; Immigration; Stage Coach and Tavern Days; Our Winter Carnivals; An Answer to Our Critics; An anthology of one poem poets; Senator Moses' Three favorite stories; New Hampshire state Grange; Should the Governor's Council be abolished?; New Hampshire Private Schools - with photos of their principals; The Phillips Exeter Academy; Tilton School; New Hampton Literary Institution; Holderness School; Five Foremost Leaders in N.H.; Alcoholic Bi-Focalism; First Candidates for Governor's Council - with photos of Samue... View more info

Image for Glenbow, March (Mar.) 1970, Vol. 3, No. 2 - Pioneer Ethnic Furniture

Glenbow, March (Mar.) 1970, Vol. 3, No. 2 - Pioneer Ethnic Furniture

By: Dempsey, Hugh A.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Calgary, AB, Canada, Glenbow-Alberta Institute: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 336H0743

Condition: Good


8 pages. Features: Cover photo inside Dalton's pool hall in Hinton, Alberta, in 1912; Immigration Promotion, 1884; Pioneer Ethnic Furniture; Grasshoppers in Manitoba; Preparing for the Mounted Police. Black and white reproductions of archival photos. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. View more info