Scoundrels, Dreamers & Second Sons

Scoundrels, Dreamers & Second Sons

British Remittance Men in the Canadian West

Book - 1994
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Between 1880 and 1914, thousands of British remittance men came to the Canadian West, urged overseas by a rapidly changing British society. Mark Zuelke recounts their attempts to recreate the aura of landed gentry that were sometimes misunderstood -- and often ridiculed. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.
Publisher: Vancouver : Whitecap Books, c1994.
ISBN: 9781551101972
1551101971
9781550023695
1550023691
Characteristics: vii, 211 p. :,ill., ports. ;,22 cm.

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May 21, 2018

An engaging account of the enclaves of British 'gentlemen' in southern Saskatchewan, Alberta, and British Columbia from about 1880 to 1914. The text is complimented with many black and white photographs, end notes, a bibliography, and an index.

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