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Frenchmen into Peasants

Modernity and Tradition in the Peopling of French Canada

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$86.50 • £69.95 • €78.00

ISBN 9780674323155

Publication Date: 08/01/1997


409 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

2 tables

Harvard Historical Studies


  • Introduction: The Peopling of French Canada
  • I. Modernity
    • 1. Regional Origins: Peasants or Frenchmen?
    • 2. A Geography of Modernity: The Northwest
    • 3. A Geography of Modernity: Non-Northwesterners and Women
    • 4. An Urban Society: Class Structure and Occupational Distribution
    • 5. Religious Diversity: Protestants, Jews, and Catholics
    • 6. The Age of Adventure in an Age of Expansion
  • II. Tradition
    • 7. Traditional Patterns of Mobility
    • 8. A Traditional Movement: Northwestern Emigration to Canada
    • 9. A Traditional Movement: Emigration Outside the Northwest
    • 10. The Canadian System of Recruitment
  • Conclusion: Frenchmen into Peasants
  • Notes
  • Index

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