From Peasants to Labourers: Ukrainian and Belarusan Immigration from the Russian Empire to Canada

From Peasants to Labourers: Ukrainian and Belarusan Immigration from the Russian Empire to Canada

by Vadim Kukushkin

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780773532670
Publisher: McGill-Queens University Press
Publication date: 10/18/2007
Series: McGill-Queen's Studies in Ethnic History Series , #23
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author


Vadim Kukushkin teaches Canadian history at the University of Alberta and Grant MacEwan College.

Table of Contents

Tables, Figures, and Maps     ix
Abbreviations     xi
Acknowledgments     xiii
A Note on Transliteration, Terminology, and Dates     xv
Introduction     3
Economy, Society, and Migration on Russia's Western Frontier     12
The Anatomy of Migration     30
An Airtight Empire?     55
"So Close to Being Asiatics"     81
Frontiersmen and Urban Dwellers     93
Sojourners and Soldiers     118
A Difficult Constituency: Priests, Preachers, and Immigrants     138
Bolsheviks or Rebels?     163
Conclusion     188
The Likacheff-Ragosine-Mathers Collection as a Statistical Source     198
Notes     205
Bibliography     253
Index     275

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