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Module 10

Race, Class, and Gender: The Limits of Victorian Liberalism, 1830-1860

Daniel Samson

Primary sources:

  1. Text: S.G. Howe, The Refugees from Slavery in Canada West: Report to the Freedmen’s Inquiry Commission (1864)
  2. Text: Peter Jones, History of the Ojebway Indians with Especial Reference to their Conversion to Christianity (1862)
  3. Text: William Canniff, History of the Settlement of Upper Canada (Ontario), with special reference to the Bay Quinte (1869)
  4. Painting: ‘Britannia greets her Multicultural Loyalists’ (1812)
  5. Image: ‘White Buyers and Black Sellers at the Halifax Market’ (1872)
  6. Photograph: Robinson Treaty (1850)

Secondary sources:

  1. David Sutherland. ‘Race Relations in Halifax, Nova Scotia, During the Mid-Victorian Quest for Reform’, Journal of the Canadian Historical Association / Revue de la Société historique du Canada (1996)
  2. J.R Miller. Shingwauk’s Vision: Native Residential Schools in Canada (1996)
  3. Daniel Samson. The Spirit of Industry and Improvement: Liberal Government and Rural-Industrial Society, 1790-1862 (2008)
  4. Gail C. Campbell. ‘Disfranchised but not Quiescent: Women Petitioners in New Brunswick in the Mid-19th Century’, in Janet Guildford and Suzanne Morton. (eds.), Separate Spheres: Women’s Worlds in the 19th-Century Maritimes (1994)

Introduction

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