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The Little Immigrants: The Orphans Who Came to Canada

By: Kenneth Bagnell

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan of Canada: 1981

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 41502205

ISBN: 077159593X

Condition: Fair


077159593X 271 pages including bibliography, index and black and white photographic plates. Between 1870 and the depression of the 1930s, more than 80,000 children from the poverty of England were sent to Canada by well-meaning philanthropists to live and work with Canadian farm families. "Superbly readable... one of the finest pieces of Canadian social history ever to be written. It is, in every way, an exceptional book." - Calgary Herald. Address label inside front cover. Well-used copy with lean to spine. Unmarked. Remains a worthy reading copy. View more info

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Strangers at Our Gates: Revised Edition

By: Knowles, Valerie

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Dundurn Press: 1997

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 15604814

ISBN: 1550022695

Condition: Fine


1550022695 230 pages. Notes, bibliography, index. "Should be in every legislature, university, high school and public library, as well as in every office and home where people are trying to understand Canada's immigration legacy." - Canadian Book Review Annual, 1993. Clean, bright and unmarked with lightest wear. Lovely copy. View more info

Kanaka: The Untold Story of Hawaiian Pioneers in British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest

By: Koppel, Tom

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Vancouver, Whitecap Books Ltd: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 64601346

ISBN: 1551102951

Condition: Very Good


1551102951 152 pages including bibliography, index and black and white illustrations. It's difficult to imagine people would be willing to leave the sunny islands of Polynesia to live in British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest. Yet during the nineteenth century, scores of Hawaiians did just that. By the 1880s the Kanakas (the Hawaiian word for "human beings") were living in the Vancouver area, Victoria, the Gulf Islands, and in scattered communities along the coast of B.C. and Washington. The first chronicle of the lives of these people. Small tacky patch inside front cover wh... View more info

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The Icelandic People in Manitoba : A Manitoba Saga

By: Kristjanson, Wilhelm

Price: $119.95

Publisher: Winnipeg, MB, Canada, Ronald W. Kristjanson: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 723C7652

ISBN: 0969465114

Condition: Good


0969465114 557 pages including index, reference notes and black and white illustrations. "Recognized as the definitive work on the history of the Icelandic people in Manitoba" - from verso of copyright page. "...Will be welcomed not only by those who have special links with Iceland and her people, but by anyone with a broad interest in the settlement of Western Canada. The author's painstaking scrutiny of an enormous wealth of source material has resulted in a carefully documented historical study." - Professor Haraldur Bessason, University of Manitoba. Clean and unmarked w... View more info

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Jewish Life in Canada

By: Kurelek, William

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, Hurtig Pub: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 114A8990

ISBN: 0888301073

Condition: Very Good


0888301073 91 pages. Signature of Abraham Arnold upon title page. "...A remarkable story and a fine collaboration between artist and historian." - from dust jacket. Contains sixteen wonderful colour illustrations. Light wear to clean and unmarked book. Above-average wear to price-clipped dust jacket which has been touched up and is now preserved in a glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. Overall a nice copy of this lovely work. View more info

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They Sought a New World

By: Kurelek, William

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Tundra Books: 1985

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 862C6776

ISBN: 0887761720

Condition: Very Good


0887761720 48 pages. Includes 28 of Kurelek's color 'immigrant' paintings, and supplemented excerpts from his writings with a background text. The result is a book Europeans and North Americans can share with understanding and pride." - from back cover. Clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. A lovely copy of this warm and beautiful work. View more info

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To America with the Doukhobours (Canadian Plains Studies 12 (CPS))

By: L.A. Sulerzhitsky

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, Canadian Plains Research Center: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 722C8545

ISBN: 0889770255

Condition: Very Good


0889770255 215 pages. Reproductions of black and white photos. "One of the most important diaries bearing on the settlement era of Western Canadian history." - John Archer. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Covers feature wonderful group photo of the first shipload of Doukhobors arriving at Halifax. View more info

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The Saskatchewan Icelanders ;: A strand of the Canadian fabric

By: Lindal, W. J

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Winnipeg, Columbia Press: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 723H3609

ISBN: B0007J2RHI

Condition: Fair


B0007J2RHI Signed and inscribed by author atop first blank leaf. Published on the occasion of Saskatchewan's Golden Jubilee 1905-1955. "Places the record of the Saskatchewan Icelanders before the reader so he/she may judge the quality of the strand they have woven into Canada, their foster-land, their native land - their motherland." - dust jacket. Author was born in Iceland and moved with his family to Western Canada where he trained as a lawyer and became a prominent Manitiba judge. Modest undulations and some faint discolouration to contents due to past moisture exposure. No od... View more info

Kars on the Rideau

By: Lindsay, Coral

Price: $129.95

Publisher: Ontario, Tweedsmuir History Committee, Kars Branch of the Women's Institue: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16703518

Condition: Good


228 pages including numerous black and white photographs. Published to commemorate the sesquicentennial of the settlement of the community and the sixtieth anniversary of the Kars Branch of the Women's Institute. Chapters include: The Land Settlement and Roger Stevens; Richard Garlick and the Lumbermen; The Pioneer Settlers 1820-1830; The Wharfinger and the Rideau 1830-1850; Migration and Immigration; A Rural Community; The Village of Wellington 1850-1860; Communication and Concern 1850-1860; School Days; Rafts and River Boats; Keeping the Farm. Average wear to covers. Contents clean and u... View more info

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Power for prairie plows, (Prairie books series)

By: MacEwan, Grant

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Prairie Books: 1974

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 115A7844

ISBN: 0919306322

Condition: Good


0919306322 115 pages. Index. Black and white archival photographs throughout. "Here is an important contribution to Western Canadiana, for surely the struggles to establish new farms and obtain power for those farms deserve to be remembered, just as the stories about the fur trade, the rush of immigration, transportation, and the search for oil and gas should be remembered." - from dust jacket. Prior owner's ink stamp upon illustrated front free endpaper else unmarked. Average wear overall. Sound working copy. View more info

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Opening Doors - Vancouver's East End: Sound Heritage Volume VIII, Nos. 1 & 2

By: Marlatt, Daphne; Itter, Carole

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Victoria BC, Aural History Program, Province of British Columbia: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 711C8318

Condition: Very Good


186 pages. Discusses the most basic of North American experiences: immigration and assimilation. All our families (with the exception of the native peoples) in one generation or another, have been strangers in a new land. East Vancouver presents an opportunity to examine the process of North Americanization in the twentieth century. Through the stories in this volume, we can learn more about our own. Composed of interviews with immigrants from Japan, China, and Europe. Contains dozens of black and white photographs. Bookplate upon Preface page, otherwise unmarked with moderate wear. Bi... View more info

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The Chernochan Machine Shed - A Land Use and Structural History: Occasional Paper No. 12, March 1985

By: Maryn, Sonia

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Edmonton, Government of Alberta: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 122G1797

Condition: Very Good


211 pages. Bibliography. Footnotes. Glossary of Ukrainian terms. Reproductions of black and white photos. An informative work which explains the background to Ukrainian immigration to Alberta followed by social details, then traces their agricultural architectural developments in Alberta. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. View more info

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The New Age [Magazine], November [Nov.] 1957, Volume LXV, Number 11 - Immigration Act Revision

By: Meek, Clifton; Peterson, Norman D.; Berveiler, Robert; et al

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Washington D.C., The Supreme Council of the Thirty-Third Degree: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 565H4089

Condition: Good


Pages 641-704. "The official organ of The Supreme Council 33 degree Ancient & Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry Southern Jurisdiction, United States of America." - front cover. Contents: Interesting editorial on current immigration debate; Honoring the 'Eggheads'; Foreign-Language Lodges; The Path We Tread; Masonry's Quest; Joseph and His Brethren; Whan a Man is Educated; Akhenation, The First Heretic; Great Virtues are Eternal; Road to Peace; Mouth to Ear; and more. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound vintage copy. View more info

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Maclean's Magazine, June 19, 1965 *THE BUILT-IN LIE IN CANADA'S IMMIGRATION*

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, Maclean's Magazine: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 339A4138

Condition: Fair


Features: The Built-in Lie in our Immigration - thugs are let in, pacifists banned, and nothing, it seems, can be done; The Stratford Star Nobody Knows - Douglas Rain; Holiday Trails of Canada - W.O. Mitchell on the Kananaskis; Ontario's Controversial Coroner - Morton Shulman, the doctor who enrages everyone but the public; An Era Ends for Yesterday's People - a report from Easter Island where the stone age is meeting the jet age; Will Charm Spoil Susan Dexter? - or, how one girl writer took a ride on a beautification assembly line (charm school). Nice colour 1965 Chevrolet ad inside front c... View more info

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Heritage, Summer 2003: The Magazine of the Heritage Canada Foundation

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Heritage Canada Foundation: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 823C5238

Condition: Very Good


Features: The Winnipeg Exchange District; La Maison Gabrielle-Roy Restored - Birthplace of a Canadian Literary Icon now a popular museum; The Carlu Makes its Debut - The awakening of Eaton's famous 7th floor, College St., Toronto; Edmonton's Garneau District; Limitations of Limestone - it can deteriorate; Pier 21 - the first seventy-five years - Canada's last surviving immigration shed in Halifax; Revitalization - the example of Shawville/Clarendon; Queen's University Business School blends the old with the new. Bilingual English/French. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. An e... View more info

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Maclean's Magazine, 30 May 1983 *Cruise Missile Testing*

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Toronto, Maclean Hunter: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 825C7348

Condition: Good


Features: Miami's fragile new lease on life - Cuban immigration, illegal narcotics; Edward Lawson- California's passing stranger; Mulroney faces the west; Jim Keegstra of Eckville, Alberta - politically incorrect; CSIS - Robert Kaplan and a liberal license to spy; Bryce Mackasey's day in court; Wilson Goode - election victory in Philadelphia; Feature article - Testing the Cruise Missile - to defend or disarm?; Europe protests nuclear weapons; Peter Pocklington's flat tax crusade heats up; Peter C. Newman comments on movie - The Terry Fox Story; New York Islanders win 4th consecutive Stanley C... View more info

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Maclean's Magazine, November 8, 1982 *Marc Lalonde's New Deal*

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Toronto, Maclean Hunter: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 825C7371

Condition: Good


Features: Pakistan - from a smuggler's paradise comes hell; William Shatner in ad for Kero-Sun heaters; Nice Schenley Awards ad; War Machines do not bring Peace, by John F. Godfrey; Cover Story - Marc Lalonde's New Deal; Unsuspecting victims of a collapsed economy; Marc Lalonde's Board of Economic advisors; Ocean Ranger disaster inquest begins; Manitoba doctors' strike; Painting 'The Tribute Money' - not a Rembrandt?; The Socialists conquer Spain; $25 Billion MX missile decsion; Shake-up in the espionage trade - death of Kevin Mulcahy; Guatemalan terror; Canada confronts the Robotis age; K-Tel... View more info

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Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, May 1, 1933 *THE ORIENTAL THREAT*

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Maclean Publishing Company: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 144C7691

Condition: Good


68 pages. Features: Nice colour ad for Cellophane inside front cover; Great two-colour full-page ad for International Trucks - Chicago Century of Progress Theme; Nice full-page ad for Investors Syndicate featuring photo of Roy A. Hunter of B.C.; Nice 2-page Mobiloil photo ad features large photo of four cars; Chipso Laundry Detergent ad; Heritage, by Albert M. Treynor; The Cinema Murder, by Phillips Oppenheim; The Oriental Threat - regarding oriental immigration "... In British Columbia the proportion is catastrophic, being one Asiatic to every twelve whites." - with photos, by Charle... View more info

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Maclean's Magazine, June 15, 1924

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $395.00

Publisher: Canada, The Maclean Publishing Company: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 348C7800

Condition: Fair


80 pages. Features: Cover illustration of cherubic little girl holding basket of flowers; Nice colour ad for Dominion Linoleum Rugs inside front cover; Full-page ad for the new 1924 High Speed Blue Chimney New Perfection oil stove; Nice illustrated full-page ad for Pratt & Lambert Varnish Products; *MAGNIFICENT* full-page colour ad for Ford Closed Cars, featuring woman driving a black model with two children, sailboat in hand, disembarking in a lovely park; Business Article - "Consideration of Canada's Immigration is Arousing Business Men's Attention", by J. Herbert Hodgins; Small ad... View more info

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Maclean's Magazine, June 7, 2010 *The Great Depression, Part 2*

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Maclean Hunter: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 826C8377

Condition: Good


82 pages. Features: In Defense of (the possibly drunk) Fergie - Prince Andrew's ex-wife; Andrew Coyne on Rand Paul; Samantha Bee in conversation; Why is Stephen Harper in no rush to call an election?; Guy Giorno - national man of mystery; Senator Nancy Ruth; Fly-by-night immigration consultants; Grassroots revolt against the HST in British Columbia; Is that an IED in your backpack?; Mahmoud Yadegari - accused of supplying Iran with equipment to aid their nuclear program; Conflict in Thailand; Containing coastal oil damage in Louisiana; Say goodbye to the recovery - fear returns as a growing d... View more info