Plunder, profit, and paroles : a social history of the War of 1812 in Upper Canada / George Sheppard

Author(s): Sheppard, George Christopher, 1959-
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Subjects: United States--History--War of 1812--Social aspects
Canada--History--1791-1841
Canada--Social conditions--19th century
Canada--Economic conditions--19th century
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Montréal : McGill-Queen's University Press, 1994
LC Classification: E
Physical Description: x, 334 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Tables, Maps, and Figures
Acknowledgments
1. Introduction 3
2. "A Motley Population": Prewar Upper Canada 13
3. "Cool Calculators": Brock's Militia 40
4. "A Parcel of Quakers?" Militia Service, 1812-15 68
5. "A Grand Attack on the Attack and the Onions": Provisions and Plundering 100
6. "Enemies at Home": Treacherous Thieves 134
7. "Success to Commerce": Costs and Claims 171
8. "The Most Puzzling Question": War Losses Politics 208
9. "A Greater Degree of Patriotism": Developing Nationalism 244
Appendix A. Colonial Accounts 253
Appendix B. Gourlay's Township Meetings 254
Appendix C. A Note on Methods and Sources 256
Notes 259
Bibliography 309
Index 325
Notes: LCCN: cn 93090479
ISBN: 0773511377 :$39.95
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 28667471
ISBN/ISSN: 0773511377