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

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Published by University of Toronto Press in Toronto, Buffalo .

Written in English

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  • Ontario

Subjects:

  • 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.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementGordon Darroch and Lee Soltow.
SeriesSocial history of Canada,, 51
ContributionsSoltow, Lee.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHC117.O6 D37 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 280 p. :
Number of Pages280
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1208587M
ISBN 100802005160, 0802069525
LC Control Number94203997
OCLC/WorldCa29911312

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