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Hardscrabble - a book by Williams, Donna E.


The High Cost of Free Land

Hardscrabble( )
Author: Williams, Donna E.
Foreword by: Boyer, J. Patrick
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $22.99
Book Description:

A tale of deception and adversity, Hardscrabbletells how unscrupulous politicians, emigration agents, and philanthropists lured impoverished emigrants to farm the Muskoka backwoods in the 1870s. What these new settlers weren't told was that their land was situated on the rocky Canadian Shield.

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Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Human Geography
Law / Land Use
Technology & Engineering / Agriculture / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1 Inches

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