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Rebellions of 1837 and 1838
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The authors have included the English edition of works if they are available in both French and English. Items marked with an asterisk (*) are known to be available in French. Most titles included in this guide are held by Library and Archives Canada, and many are available for interlibrary loan, both within Canada and abroad.

General Reference Sources

The books in this section are of a more general nature. Publications specific to Upper and Lower Canada are listed separately.

Buckner, Phillip. -- The transition to responsible government : British policy in British North America, 1815-1850. -- Westport : Greenwood Press, 1985. -- 358 p.

Corey, Albert. -- The crisis of 1830-1842 in Canadian-American relations. -- New Haven : Yale University Press, 1941. -- 203 p.

Craig, Gerald M. -- Upper Canada : the formative years, 1784-1841. -- Toronto : McClelland and Stewart, 1963. -- 315 p.

Grey, Charles. -- Crisis in the Canadas, 1838-1839 : the Grey journals and letters. -- Edited by William Ormsby. -- Toronto : Macmillan of Canada. -- 244 p.

*Ouellet, Fernand. -- Lower Canada, 1791-1840 : social change and nationalism. -- Translated and adapted by Patricia Claxton. -- Toronto : McClelland and Stewart, 1980. -- 427 p. -- Also published in French under the title: Le Bas-Canada, 1791-1840 : changements structuraux et crise

Read, Colin. -- "Unrest in the Canadas". -- Historical atlas of Canada. -- Vol. II : The land transformed, 1800-1891. -- Edited by R. Louis Gentilcore. -- Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 1993. -- Plate 23

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