Sack, Benjamin G.
Title HISTORY OF THE JEWS IN CANADA: FROM THE EARLIEST BEGINNINGS TO THE PRESENT DAY. VOLUME ONE. FROM THE FRENCH REGIME TO THE END OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY.
Publisher Canadian Jewish Congress, Montreal, 1945, first edition.
Seller ID 17641
285 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. Chapter headings: Part One. The French Regime - First Contact with the Country; The Jewish Contribution to New France; Abraham Gradis and General Montcalm. Part Two. The English Colonial Period - The Beginning of Jewish Settlement; The Founding of the First Community; During the American War of Independence. Part Three. The Formative or Sephardic Period - The "Jewish Question" First Appears; The Hart Controversy; Jews Attain Equal Status; The Transition Period; Jews and the 1837 Rebellion. Part Four. The Period of Increased Jewish Acitivity - Beginning of German-Polish Immigration; A Glance at Social Relations; New Communities Founded; Communal Life and the Pacific Coast Settlement; On the Eve of Mass Immigration. Part Five. The Russian Immigration Era - Aftermath of the 1881 Pogroms; An Abortive Colonization Plan; New Fields of Activity; The Broad Social Scene; Jewish Life in the Late Nineties; At the End of the Century. Free endpapers are heavily browned - also some areas on both pastedowns, previous owner's name on free front endpaper, minor browning to pages, light browning/soiling to edges of textblock, moderate edge rubbing, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has chips and tears - some with old archival tape, creases, light browning, area of surface paper loss on rear panel, light rubbing, tiny scuffs, now in mylar sleeve. VG-/Poor