Scanty Fortunes and Rural Middle-Class Formation in Nineteenth-Century Central Ontario

@article{Darroch1998ScantyFA,
  title={Scanty Fortunes and Rural Middle-Class Formation in Nineteenth-Century Central Ontario},
  author={G. Darroch},
  journal={The Canadian Historical Review},
  year={1998},
  volume={79},
  pages={621 - 659}
}
  • G. Darroch
  • Published 1998
  • Political Science
  • The Canadian Historical Review
In the mid to late nineteenth century, Ontario was a society of scanty fortunes, with the ownership of small property, mainly in the form of land, seemingly the foundation of relative regional prosperity. But many questions remain. There may have been deeply structured rural inequality in the province, as there was in Atlantic Canada and Quebec, though Marvin McInnis’s pioneering studies of farm economies suggest otherwise. This study explores these questions, using evidence for samples of… Expand
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