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Image for New Liberty Magazine, September 20, 1947 - Canada's Immigration Scandal / Dusty Henderson Cover Photo

New Liberty Magazine, September 20, 1947 - Canada's Immigration Scandal / Dusty Henderson Cover Photo

By: Dingman, Harold; Wilson, Elizabeth; Rasky, Frank; Kelley, Thomas P.; Dressen, Eddy; Steinbeck, John; Wildes, Newlin B.; Kreis, Bernadine

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Toronto, Liberty of Canada Ltd.: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 316G2276

Condition: Good


50 pages. Features: Nice one-page two-color ad for Dodge cars features the Dodge Custom Sedan; Canada's Immigration Scandal - Ottawa administrators dither while men like Ontario's Premier Drew bring in immigrants by the planeful; Pat Humbert's - fiction by John Steinbeck; Article on Hollywood's Deborah Kerr; 'Beautiful but Smart" - fiction; Lorne Pierce - photo-illustrated feature on the power behind the Ryerson Press; "The Kiss" - fiction; Where is John Hogan? - Famous Canadian Crimes, No. 4 - solving the 1859 murder of John Sheridan Hogan in Toronto; Article on Porcupines; Grea... View more info

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Spadina Avenue

By: Donegan, Rosemary

Price: $169.95

Publisher: Canada, Douglas & McIntyre: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 122A7648

ISBN: 0888944721

Condition: Fine


0888944721 192 pages. Index. "Presents a collection of photographs and related texts ranging from the years when the street was a tree-lined boulevard, right through to today, when the Queen Street art scene and a rapidly expanding Chinatown are transforming Spadina. Drawing upon his own Jewish roots and family history, Rick Salutin provides a very personal introduction that demonstrates how and why Spadina is unique, and why it has become so important to those whose lives has intersected. Organized to reflect and even re-create the Spadina experience, the book takes the reader up the s... View more info

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Immigration: The destruction of English Canada

By: Doug Collins

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Richmond Hill, ON, Canada, BMG Pub: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 238G4457

ISBN: 0920254063

Condition: Fair


0920254063 147 pages. Pulling no punches, author documents the astonishing transformation, since 1967, of the population mix in what once was known as English Canada. "Failing the emergence of a politician or politicians who will speak for English Canada, only massive public protest will change the course of events." Above-average wear. Binding intact. Unmarked. A worthy reading copy. View more info

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Gentleman Emigrants

By: Dunae, Patrick A.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Madrona Pub: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 837C6167

ISBN: 0888943245

Condition: Good


0888943245 176 pages. Index. Bibliography. Footnotes. Black and white illustrations. "During the nineteenth and early part of the twentieth century, thousands of well-born, gently bred Britons emigrated to Canada... Some came in search of wealth or adventure, some came to escape debts and scandals. Most came, however, because they were unable to find suitable vocations in the Old Country... They trooped in the Canadian backwoods and across the western prairies, bringing culture and colour to many pioneer communities." - from dust jacket. Signed and inscribed by author upon title... View more info

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Open the gates!: A personal story of "illegal" immigration to Israel

By: Ehud Avriel

Price: $69.95

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Atheneum: 1975

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 216A9936

ISBN: 0689105908

Condition: Good


0689105908 369 pages. Index. "A firsthand account of the desperate efforts to save Jews following Hitler's occupation of Austria in 1938 and to defeat all limitations to Jewish immigration with the proclamation of Israel's independence in 1948. It is the story of the galland band of dedicated men and women of the Haganah, who under the enigmatic name of the "Mossad" set up a world-wide organization to rescue their fellow Jews from doom and lead them towards life in the Land of Israel." - from dust jacket. Unmarked. Average wear. Sound copy. View more info

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Canada - The Land of Hope

By: Elkington, E. Way

Price: $149.95

Publisher: London, Adam and Charles Black: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 156A5433

Condition: Fair


239 pages plus fold-out map. Black and white photographic plates. "In this book I will give an unbiased statement of things as I saw them during an investigation of over two years, in which time I travelled four times across the Dominion, and visited nearly every town and place of importance where tourists, sportsmen and immigrants are likely to wander in search of their ideals." - from Preface. Above-average wear. Back hinge open. Some pages loose. A fascinating look at the Canada of yore. View more info

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Mennonite Exodus : The Rescue and Resettlement of the Russian Mennonites Since the Communist Revolution

By: Epp, Frank H.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Canada, Canadian Mennonite Relief and Immigration Council: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 545H3581

ISBN: B00JX32KY4

Condition: Good


B00JX32KY4 xix, 571 pages. Footnotes and bibliography. Index. Maps. Black and white reproductions of photos. Tables. Map endpapers. "Tells the 45-year story of the disastrous conflict between the Communist Party and the 110,000 Mennonites in Russia and the successful transplant of over 30,000 of their number to Canada and to several other countries of the western hemisphere. Designed to interpret the clash of the Mennonite people with the Sovit state, to inform later-generation Mennonites of the experiences of their fathers, and to share with the general reader the inspiration whic... View more info

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A white man's country: An exercise in Canadian prejudice

By: Ferguson, Ted

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Doubleday: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 721C8508

ISBN: 0385114001

Condition: Good


0385114001 200 pages. Bibliography. "The frightening story of the racial prejudice, bureaucratic incompetence, human deceit, and violence which took place in the two months during which the Komagata Maru was under guard in Vancouver harbour in 1914." - from dust jacket. Moderate wear. Contents clean and unmarked. Binding tight. A sound copy. View more info

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Falling Prices and The Remedy

By: George, Lyman F.

Price: $795.00

Publisher: Boston, George Book Publishing Co.: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 429C8678

Condition: Good


231 pages. History certainly does repeat itself as the following statement appears upon the title page: "Equity and justice demand that the merchant, manufacturer, farmer, and wage-earner shall receive as much consideration at the hands of the law-makers as is accorded to those who deal in money." Clearly, the author would not be a fan of Goldman Sachs and their modern-day ilk. Chapter titles include the following: Thirty Years' Fall in Prices; Disastrous Effects of Falling Prices; Opinions Regarding the Cause of the Fall in Prices; Money, its use and abuse; Our Money a Banker's Mon... View more info

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Immigration: Where Canada's Forefathers Stood

By: Greer, Alex

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, CAFE: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 115A9152

Condition: Good


53 pages. Bibliography. "Examines the views of important Canadians who helped structure the land we know. As we learn their vision of Canada, we can better assess the results of the Immigration Revolution of 1967." - from Introduction. Prior owner's details inside back cover else unmarked with moderate wear. Sound copy. View more info

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Netherlanders in America: Dutch Immigration to the United States and Canada, 1789-1950

By: Henry Stephen Lucas

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Eerdmans Pub Co: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 736C9732

ISBN: 0802836593

Condition: Very Good


0802836593 744 pages. Index of names. Footnotes. Reprint of the 1955 first edition. "Begins with a brief sketch of Dutch emigration to colonial America and then describes Van Raalte and the founding of the Michigan Kolonie in 1847. The story goes on to relate how the Dutch moved into Iowa, Wisconsin, Minnesota, the Dakotas, Canada, and elsewhere, carrying their culture with them wherever they went and settled." - from dust jacket. Book clean and unmarked with light wear. Prior owner's name clipped from top of front free endpaper. Moderate wear to dust jacket now preserved in ar... View more info

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Anti-Semitism in British Society, 1876-1939

By: Holmes, Colin (1938- )

Price: $399.95

Publisher: UK, Hodder & Stoughton Educational: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 544G2545

ISBN: 0713161892

Condition: Good


0713161892 328 pages. Extensive footnotes. Select bibliography. Index of persons. Index of places. Index of subject. "The first detailed study of anti-semitism, as an ideology, among the British. Concentrates on the crucial period between 1876 and 1939 when, against a background of Jewish immigration, war or the threat of war, and social and economic unrest, hostility towards the Jewish community reached its peak." - from dust jacket. Moderate wear. Binding tight. Unmarked. Front free endpaper removed. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade cover. A sound c... View more info

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Irish Emigration and Canadian Settlement: Patterns, Links, & Letters

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

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 105H2534

ISBN: 080206910X

Condition: Very Good


080206910X 370 pages. Index. Footnotes. Black and white diagrams. Chapters include: Emigrant Origins; The Emigrants; The Emigration Process; Settling In; Social and Religious Life; The Geography of Settlement; Nathaniel and Joseph Carrothers - Upper Canadian Pioneers; Jan White - Townswoman in Upper Canada; Alexander Robb - Adventures in British Columbia. Clean, tight and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. View more info

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The Canadian Lifeboat

By: Hull, James P.

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, CAFE: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 115A9158

Condition: Good


19 pages. References. "Investigates the effects of overpopulation in Canada, as produced by massive Third World immigration." - from page 2. Average wear. Unmarked. View more info

Image for Collier's Magazine, August 17, 1946 - Military Wives Love Guam / Germany's Finest Horses Moved to U.S.

Collier's Magazine, August 17, 1946 - Military Wives Love Guam / Germany's Finest Horses Moved to U.S.

By: Hunt, HAmlen, Williams, Albert N.; Dawson, Virginia Douglas; Gilligan, Edmund; Ross, Leonard Q.; Knight, Alwyn W.; Daniels, Jonathan; Sparks, Fred; Mannix, Daniel P.; Coons, Hannibal; Hinga, Don; Carson, Ruth; Sawyers, Martha

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, The Crowell-Collier Publishing Company: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 449G1593

Condition: Fair


82 pages. Articles: The Battle of the Bench - conflict in the U.S. Supreme Court; Guam, Sweet Guam - servicemen's wives love it; The Superhorses are Ours - How the U.S. Army acquired Germany's finest equine bloodstock - article with color photos; Hard-Luck Kid - Jack Kramer should be tops in US Amateur tennis for 1946; Rio Grande - River of Death - Murder and robbery often are the fate of Mexicans who cross her; Traveling Light - Vera Maxwell suggests compact wardrobes for all climates; China Doll - Rose Martin and her foster mother Mary Lo-Sam -Moi; Photo and write-up of test pilot Jack Woola... View more info

The Workingman's Revolt: The Vancouver Asiatic Exclusion Rally of 1907

By: Jarvis, Robert

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, C-FAR: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 75403942

Condition: Very Good


56 pages including footnotes and advertisements. Includes several pertinent cartoons from Vancouver newspapers of the early 1900s. "In the course of preliminary research (of the Komagata Maru incident in 1914) I discovered a true Canadian hero, William Hopkinson, an immigration inspector in Vancouver, who conducted undercover operations among Indian immigrants. It was his intelligence briefings and advice that helped stiffen the backbone of the government in dealing with the shipload of illegals. In preparation for C-FAR's rally in Vancouver to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Hopki... View more info

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Harry Stevens: Immigration Reformer, Reconstructionist, Canada Firster - C-FAR Canadian Issues Series #36

By: Jarvis, Robert

Price: $169.95

Publisher: Canada, C-FAR: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 463C6212

Condition: Good


76 pages. Footnotes. Black and white photo of Mr. Stevens, aboard the Komagata Maru, inside back cover. "If we do not exercise strict immigration control, Canadians of British/European origin will be swamped by the Third World." - Harry Stevens, 22 June, 1914. Moderate wear. Clean and unmarked. A sound copy. View more info

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The "Komagata Maru" Incident - A Canadian Immigration Battle Revisited

By: Jarvis, Robert

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, C-FAR: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 167G0596

Condition: Fair


48 pages. Follow-up work to "The Workingman's Revolt: The Vancouver Asiatic Exclusion Rally of 1907." "... Jarvis has dug into the historical record, and gone to the original sources... and discovered that things were not as we had been told. The eventual decision by waffling federal authorities to expel the 'Komogata Maru' was a reluctant bow to overwhelming public opinion, that was firmly opposed to changing B.C.'s population." - from introduction. Some black and white ilustrations. Above-average wear. Unmarked. A worthy reference copy. View more info

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Bordertown: The Odyssey of an American Place (The Lamar Series in Western History)

By: Johnson, Benjamin Heber; Gusky, Jeffrey

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Yale University Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 116C5935

ISBN: 0300139284

Condition: Fine


0300139284 210 pages. Index. List of photos. "A fascinating picture in words and photographs of Roma, Texas, a little town on the Rio Grande where history is alive and contested daily. Anybody who thinks a fence is the solution to immigration should read this instructive book." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. An excellent copy. View more info

Thank you, Ireland: Some phenomenal success stories of the Irish in North America

By: Keane, Frank; Lavin, Patrick

Price: $69.95

Publisher: White Rock, BC, Canada, Garryowen: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42503172

ISBN: 0969780605

Condition: Fine


0969780605 357 pages including index. Documents the sons and daughters of Erin who made the North American continent their home. Recounts their extraordinary ascent from poor immigrant to heights of wealth, power and influence in many fields. Clean, bright and unmarked with lightest wear. Suberb copy. View more info