Sites of Power: A Concise History of Ontario

Paperback | March 1, 2005

byPeter A. Baskerville

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Sites of Power: A Concise History of Ontario focuses on the disparate groups of people who inhabited Ontario for the past 11,000 or so years. Peter Baskerville underscores how studying power relations can bring to light the contingent and variable history of a people in a given geographicregion. The author's premise that "power begets resistance" indicates the two-sided nature of the historical record. Sites of Power is as much about the visions of 'Ontario' held by those who resisted structures of power as it is about the more "official" visions held by those in power.

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Sites of Power: A Concise History of Ontario focuses on the disparate groups of people who inhabited Ontario for the past 11,000 or so years. Peter Baskerville underscores how studying power relations can bring to light the contingent and variable history of a people in a given geographicregion. The author's premise that "power begets ...

Peter A. Baskerville is at Department of History, University of Victoria.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.75 inPublished:March 1, 2005Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195418921

ISBN - 13:9780195418927

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Whose Ontario?1. Weblike Relations: Early Ontario, 9000 BC-AD 15002. The Transformation of Ontario's Cultural Landscape: 1580-16533. Contested Terrain: Cultural Mixing in Early Ontario, 1653-17634. The 'Men with Hats': Defining Upper Canada, 1963-17915. Native Peoples, Nature, and Newcomers: The Making of Rural Upper Canada, 1791-18716. Place, Power, and Polity: The Emergence of Upper Canada and the Canadian Confederation, 1791-18677. Ontario in the New Dominion: 1867-19058. 'A New Order of Things': 1905-19239. 'The Inequality of Our System: Boom, Bust, and War: 1923-1940s10. Modern Ontario: 1940s-2003Appendix A: PopulationAppendix B: GovernmentAppendix C: Labour and IndustryNotes