By Gordon Darroch
Written through a lot of Canada's major historic researchers, The sunrise of Canada's Century demonstrates the wide-ranging and revealing social histories made attainable by way of the hot Canadian Century learn Infrastructure, an leading edge database of nationwide samples of decennial census microdata, from 1911 via 1951. This revealing assortment sheds new mild on themes together with id and language, the socio-demography of aboriginal populations, nationwide labour marketplace dynamics, gains distributions, social mobility, gender and immigration reports, and the applied sciences of census taking.
Situating early twentieth-century Canada inside of overseas ancient inhabitants stories, those essays offer new how you can comprehend contributors' lives and attach them to bigger structural adjustments.
Contributors comprise Peter Baskerville (Alberta), Claude Bellevance (Université du Quebéc à Trois Rivière), Sean T. Cadigan (Memorial), Gordon Darroch (York), Lisa Dillon (UdeM), Chad Gaffield (SSHRC), Danielle Gauvreau (Concordia), Gustave Goldmann (Ottawa), Adam J. eco-friendly (Ottawa), Kris Inwood (Guelph), Charles Jones (Toronto), Richard Marcoux (Laval), Mary MacKinnon (McGill), Chris Minns (London tuition of Economics), Byron Moldofsky (Toronto), France Normand (Université du Quebéc à Trois Rivière), Stella Park (Toronto), Terry Quinlan (Newfoundland and Labrador facts Agency), Laurent Richard (Laval), Katharine Rollwagen (Ottawa), Evelyn Ruppert (Goldsmiths, college of London), Eric W. Sager (Victoria), Marc St-Hilaire (Laval), and Patricia Thornton (Concordia).
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