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Olson, Sherry and Patricia A. Thornton. Peopling the North American City: Montreal, 1840-1900 (Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2011).

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Review by Bettina Bradbury for H-HistGeo

Table of Contents

List of Figures

List of Tables



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 Encounter

10. City Folks in Their Rural Contexts

11. The Social Emotions and the Social Fabric

12. Toward a Dynamic of Cultural Coexistence


A. Measures

B. Data Collection and Record Matching

C. Tables



Index to Persons

Index to Subjects

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