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Canadian Migration Patterns from Britain and North America
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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.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Frontmatter
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. Introduction: Canada and Migration: Kinship with the World
  2. pp. 1-12
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  1. Crossing the Atlantic: Snapshots from the Migration Album
  2. pp. 13-32
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  1. Americans in Upper Canada, 1791-1812: "Late Loyalists" or Early Immigrants?
  2. pp. 33-44
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  1. The Myth of the Great Upper Canadian Emigration of 1838
  2. pp. 45-50
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  1. Regional Patterns of English Immigration and Settlement in Upper Canada
  2. pp. 51-90
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  1. English Immigrants in 1830s Upper Canada: The Petworth Emigration Scheme
  2. pp. 91-100
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  1. "A Door of Escape": Letters Home from Wiltshire and Somerset Emigrants to Upper Canada, 1830-1832
  2. pp. 101-120
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  1. Migration as a Trans-generational Affair: The Pilkington and Smith Descendants Return to Canada
  2. pp. 121-134
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  1. Quest for Independence: The Achomer Crerars' Migration to the Canadas
  2. pp. 135-144
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  1. How to Survive in the West, Young Woman
  2. pp. 145-160
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  1. "It's an Odd Country": One British Family's Response to Social Attitudes in British Columbia, c. 1890-1914
  2. pp. 161-170
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  1. From Eastern England to Western Canada: Illustrations
  2. pp. 171-182
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  1. "Foreigners who Live in Toronto": Attitudes towards Immigrants in a Canadian City, 1890-1918
  2. pp. 183-200
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  1. Irish Emigration to Canada in the 1950s
  2. pp. 201-206
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  1. Disrupting Mexican Refugee Constructs: Women, Gays and Lesbians in 1990s Canada
  2. pp. 207-228
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  1. International and Interregional Migration in North America: The Role of Returns to Skill
  2. pp. 229-244
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  1. Migrant Imaginings and Atlantic Canadian Regionalisms
  2. pp. 245-262
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  1. Songs of Love and Longing: Songs of Migration
  2. pp. 263-290
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  1. Contributors
  2. pp. 291-294
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