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Hardscrabble

The High Cost of Free Land

Hardscrabble( )
Author: Williams, Donna E.
Foreword by: Boyer, J. Patrick
ISBN:978-1-4597-0804-4
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Dundurn
Imprint:A J. Patrick Boyer Book
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $22.99
Book Description:

A tale of deception and adversity, Hardscrabble tells 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.

Book Details
Pages:208
Detailed Subjects: Technology & Engineering / Agriculture / General
Law / Land Use
Social Science / Human Geography
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.08 x 8.96 x 0.52 Inches
Book Weight:0.748 Pounds

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