By J.M.S. Careless
This sampling of the paintings of J.M.S. Careless within the sector of Canadian ancient experiences was once chosen via the eminent student himself, and represents a lot of his best paintings. the gathering spans the years from 1940 to 1990 within the lengthy and exceptional occupation of 1 of Canada’s best-known historians. In Careless’s personal phrases, historical past is dated. Its very declare is that the prior doesn't fade into not anything yet maintains to topic, even if the only present-minded may be able to realize that uncomplicated fact.
These essays hide the most traces of Careless’s occupation in Canadian scholarship. the gathering is split into 4 basic topic parts each one masking a chief preoccupation in a individual profession of over 40 years. the 1st part concentrates at the earliest topic in his writing, George Brown and his instances. the second one centres on exploring numerous elements of frontierism and metropolitanism in Canadian heritage. The 3rd half offers with towns and areas focusing rather at the West and 19th century Ontario. the ultimate part alternatives up the threads of different issues together with constrained identities Canada and multiculturalism.
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82 The Globe's care for the common man, it seems, only began at the city limits. The fact that it referred to the "intelligent yeomanry" of the countryside, and to the "gaping crowd" in the city, may indicate less a natural affinity for farmers than a natural distrust of propertyless workmen. Or it might reveal a belief in the harmony of interest between solid rural proprietors and urban men of property that would enable the Globe to espouse the cause of rural democracy. In any case, it should be evident by now that, although the urban Globe might ally itself with agrarian radicalism, its general viewpoint was not one ofjacksonian or Jeffersonian democracy.
Clarke, Nov. 27,1859. 18. See Globe, Nov. 24,1860, Aug. 17,1855 (weekly). 19. Feb. 11,1851. 20. , Feb. 19,1852. 21. , June 28, 1855, Brown rejected dissolution as "ruinous and wrong" and sought "a genuine legislative union" through representation by population. Holton, Jan. 29, 1858, in A. Mackenzie, The Life and Speeches of the Hon. George Brown (Toronto, 1882), 194. 43 Careless at Work 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. Globe, June 28, 1855. See also June 13, 1855 (weekly) and Aug. 24, 1855 (weekly). ,July 27,1855 (weekly).
Dec. 4,1856. , Dec. 13, 1856. , Jan. 22,1863. , Feb. 5,1863. , Feb. 20,1864. , Feb. 10,1855. , Jan 6,1857. , Feb. 3,1863. , Sept 10,1857. , Nov. 6,1852. Masters, Pise of Toronto, 105-6. l6,1857. , Apr. 30,1853. , Mar. 11,1859. l 1,1863. , July 17,1865. , Aug. 26,1856. , Aug. 2,1861. , Oct 11 and Oct. 21,1865. See the Globe's special reports from the oil districts through 1862 and 1863. Globe, Feb. 17,1862. 3 and Jan. 10,1857. , Feb. 17,1862. See also Feb. 3 and Feb. 13,1860. , Jan. 3,1857. , Oct 26,1855 (weekly).