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This sampling of the paintings of J.M.S. Careless within the zone of Canadian historic reviews used to be chosen by way of the eminent pupil himself, and represents a lot of his most interesting paintings. the gathering spans the years from 1940 to 1990 within the lengthy and uncommon profession of 1 of Canada’s best-known historians. In Careless’s personal phrases, historical past is dated. Its very declare is that the previous doesn't fade into not anything yet keeps to subject, even if the in basic terms present-minded may be able to realize that uncomplicated fact.

These essays conceal the most traces of Careless’s profession in Canadian scholarship. the gathering is split into 4 common topic components each one masking a first-rate preoccupation in a uncommon occupation of over 40 years. the 1st part concentrates at the earliest subject in his writing, George Brown and his occasions. the second one centres on exploring quite a few features of frontierism and metropolitanism in Canadian historical past. The 3rd half offers with towns and areas focusing rather at the West and 19th century Ontario. the ultimate part choices up the threads of alternative issues together with restricted identities Canada and multiculturalism.

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C. Masters, The Rise of Toronto, 1850-1890 (Toronto, 1947), 2. D. Clark, The Sodal Development of Canada (Toronto, 1942), 223-4. 5. Toronto Globe, Apr. 12,1867. 6. , Mar. 5,1897. 7. A. , Toronto, 1907), I, 442. 8. A. Macdonnell, The North West Transportation, Navigation and Railway Company: Its Objects (pamphlet, Toronto, 1858). 9. Globe, May 8,1867. 10. Morgan's Parliamentary Companion (Toronto, 1869, 1874). 11. Globe, Aug. 19,1862. 12. , Aug. 18, Apr. 26,1865. See also Kmtiana (Chatham, 1939), 99-100.

7. A. , Toronto, 1907), I, 442. 8. A. Macdonnell, The North West Transportation, Navigation and Railway Company: Its Objects (pamphlet, Toronto, 1858). 9. Globe, May 8,1867. 10. Morgan's Parliamentary Companion (Toronto, 1869, 1874). 11. Globe, Aug. 19,1862. 12. , Aug. 18, Apr. 26,1865. See also Kmtiana (Chatham, 1939), 99-100. 13. H. Higgins, The Life and Times of Joseph Gould (Toronto, 1887). 14. Globe, July 22,1856. 15. Brown, The Grit Party and the Great Reform Convention," passim, 16. Public Archives of Ontario, Clarke Papers, G.

20. , Feb. 19,1852. 21. , June 28, 1855, Brown rejected dissolution as "ruinous and wrong" and sought "a genuine legislative union" through representation by population. Holton, Jan. 29, 1858, in A. Mackenzie, The Life and Speeches of the Hon. George Brown (Toronto, 1882), 194. 43 Careless at Work 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. Globe, June 28, 1855. See also June 13, 1855 (weekly) and Aug. 24, 1855 (weekly). ,July 27,1855 (weekly). , July 21,1858. Clarke Papers, Nov. 27,1859, Dec. 4,1859. Globe, Nov. 16,1859.

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