“Proper Objects of This Institution”: Working Families, Children, and the British & Canadian School

@inproceedings{MacLeod2008ProperOO,
  title={“Proper Objects of This Institution”: Working Families, Children, and the British & Canadian School},
  author={R. MacLeod and Mary Anne Poutanen},
  year={2008}
}
  • R. MacLeod, Mary Anne Poutanen
  • Published 2008
  • Political Science
  • Established in 1822 “for the education of the children of the labouring class,” Montreal’s British and Canadian School Society enabled working families of various ethnic backgrounds to have their children receive free schooling in a non-denominational setting. Located at the edge of the old town in a purpose-built structure, the British and Canadian School figured prominently within the array of early educational establishments studied by Bruce Curtis, Andree Dufour, and others. In the wake of… CONTINUE READING
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