Tag Archives: Canada

Migration to the Colonies (Part III): Canada

Part Three of our series on imperial emigration turns to Canada. You can view the original article in PDF form here: Hard work and long days in Canada or read its online version below. HARD WORK AND LONG DAYS: CROSSING … Continue reading

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Recent related readings: a digest

According to a July blog post from the City of Vancouver Archives, camping on the local beaches used to be a “fashionable” thing for many of the city’s wealthier settler families around the turn of the twentieth century.  (You won’t … Continue reading

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June Announcements

Hello, and happy Sunday! A fly-by update of announcements today — two publications that caught my eye lately, two conference programs in my recent past to highlight, and one forthcoming publication of interest — with, as always, the hopes of … Continue reading

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On conference book fairs: new publications of interest

Last week, I touched down in Waterloo, Ontario, for a far-too-brief time at the 2012 Canadian Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences. A big thank you and congratulations to the organizers, particularly of the Canadian Historical Association’s annual meeting, … Continue reading

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Announcements – 6 February 2012

>> New Publications Claire Lowrie, ‘The Transcolonial Politics of Chinese Domestic Mastery in Singapore and Darwin 1910s-1930s,’ Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History 12, 3 (Winter 2011). Maram Epstein, ‘Patrimonial Bonds: Daughters, Fathers, and Power in Tianyuhua,’ Late Imperial China … Continue reading

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Announcements: 3 May 2011

The Family & Colonialism Research Network has launched a Twitter account (@FamilyColonial). Follow us for updates related to family and colonial history, including announcements of events and publications, useful links for research or teaching, related news stories, quotes from archival … Continue reading

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