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People of Glengarry: Highlanders in Transition, 1745-1820 Marianne McLean

People of Glengarry: Highlanders in Transition, 1745-1820

Marianne McLean

Published May 9th 2014
ISBN : 9781282851863
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312 pages
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Using a wide array of published and unpublished sources, McLean examines in detail nine group emigrations that left western Inverness between 1785 and 1802 for Glengarry County in Upper Canada (now Ontario). She describes how, once in North America,MoreUsing a wide array of published and unpublished sources, McLean examines in detail nine group emigrations that left western Inverness between 1785 and 1802 for Glengarry County in Upper Canada (now Ontario). She describes how, once in North America, they built a new Highland community in an attempt to ensure each familys access to the land. By revealing the pattern of Highland emigration to Glengarry County - families and friends leaving and/or settling together - McLean confirms Bernard Bailyns notion of a provincial emigrant stream, and offers a convincing explanation for the development of one of Canadas limited identities.