Property and inequality in Victorian Ontario structural patterns and cultural communities in the 1871 census by Gordon Darroch

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  • Wealth -- Ontario -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Real property -- Social aspects -- Ontario -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Equality -- Ontario -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Richesse -- Ontario -- Histoire -- 19e siècle.,
  • Propriété immobilière -- Aspect social -- Ontario -- Histoire -- 19e siècle.,
  • Égalité -- Ontario -- Histoire -- 19e siècle.,
  • Ontario -- Economic conditions -- 19th century.,
  • Ontario -- Census, 1871.,
  • Ontario -- Conditions économiques -- 19e siècle.,
  • Ontario -- Recensement, 1871.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementGordon Darroch and Lee Soltow.
SeriesSocial history of Canada,, 51
ContributionsSoltow, Lee.
LC ClassificationsHC117.O6 D37 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 280 p. :
Number of Pages280
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1208587M
ISBN 100802005160, 0802069525
LC Control Number94203997

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