This collection of articles provides a fresh look at the multi-faceted history of Upper Canada. As well as new perspectives on themes in economic, social and political history, essays are included on topics of concern to contemporary scholars such as native peoples, the status of women, crime, education and religion.I23 To supplement existing labour laws, the Board of Works secured passage of the 1845 Act for the Preservation of the Peace near Public ... 25 The 1845 Public Works Act put the force of the law and the power of the state behind gun control.
|Title||:||Historical Essays on Upper Canada|
|Author||:||J.K. Johnson, Bruce G. Wilson|
|Publisher||:||McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP - 1989-06-15|