Recent Submissions

  • [Review of] The British Ordance Department and Canada's Canals 1815-1855 

    Bleasdale, Ruth,. 1981. "[Review of] The British Ordance Department and Canada's Canals 1815-1855." Labour / Le Travail 8/9: 355-356.
    No abstract available.
  • Manitowaning: an Experiment in Indian Settlement 

    Bleasdale, Ruth. 1974. "Manitowaning: an Experiment in Indian Settlement." Ontario History 66(3): 147-157.
    Discusses the attempt to settle Indians on Manitoulin Island, Ontario, in the mid-19th century. Considers the attempt from three perspectives: government, missionary activities, and commercial interests. Concludes with two ...
  • Class Conflict on the Canals of Upper Canada in the 1840s 

    Bleasdale, Ruth. 1981. "Class Conflict on the Canals of Upper Canada in the 1840s." Labour / Le Travail 7: 9-39.
    Irish workers on the St. Lawrence canal system in the 1840's had brought to the new world a culture shaped by class relations in the old world. Class tensions, inseparably interwoven with racial hatred and discrimination, ...