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Peopling the North American city [electronic resource] : Montreal, 1840-1900 / Sherry Olson and Patricia A. Thornton.

By: Olson, Sherry H.
Contributor(s): Thornton, Patricia A.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Carleton library: 222.Publisher: Montreal [Que.] : McGill-Queen's University Press, c2011 2012)Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 524 p.) : ill., maps, port., digital file.ISBN: 9780773586000 (electronic bk.); 0773586008 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): City and town life -- Qu�ebec (Province) -- Montr�eal -- History -- 19th century | Immigrant families -- Qu�ebec (Province) -- Montr�eal -- History -- 19th century | Assimilation (Sociology) -- Qu�ebec (Province) -- Montr�eal -- History -- 19th century | Montr�eal (Qu�ebec) -- Ethnic relations -- History -- 19th century | Montr�eal (Qu�ebec) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / UrbanGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 307.7609714/2809034 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
1. Trajectories -- 2. Tracking a Population -- 3. The Drawing Power of the City -- 4. The Hazards of City Living -- 5. The Pace of Family Formation -- 6. The Marriage Partnership in Context -- 7. Emerging Opportunities in the Urban Economy -- 8. Facing Risk: The Elastic Household -- 9. A Geography of Encounter -- 10. City Folks in Their Rural Contexts -- 11. The Social Emotions and the Social Fabric -- 12. Toward a Dynamic of Cultural Coexistence.
Summary: A lively reconstruction of life in a booming North American city.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

1. Trajectories -- 2. Tracking a Population -- 3. The Drawing Power of the City -- 4. The Hazards of City Living -- 5. The Pace of Family Formation -- 6. The Marriage Partnership in Context -- 7. Emerging Opportunities in the Urban Economy -- 8. Facing Risk: The Elastic Household -- 9. A Geography of Encounter -- 10. City Folks in Their Rural Contexts -- 11. The Social Emotions and the Social Fabric -- 12. Toward a Dynamic of Cultural Coexistence.

A lively reconstruction of life in a booming North American city.

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