Muddy York Mud: Scandal and Scurrility in Upper Canada (includes: The Patrick Swift Commentaries, from The Colonial Advocate 1826 )

By: Raible, Chris, Foreword By R Scott James

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------------trade paperback size softcover, a Very Good+ copy with a bit of very light wear, faint stress marks on spine, a solid copy, 289 pages, b&w photos, ---"The 'Types Riot' - the 1826 destruction of William Lyon Mackenzie's 'The Colonial Advocate' newspaper office - is a well-known incident in nineteenth century Canadian history. This 'cracking good story' as one historian calls it, is for the first time recounted in detail - as a 'whydunit' (rather than a 'whodunit') which seeks to discover what prompted a group of sicially prominent men to carry out such an unlawful, destructive and potentially violent act. ---The Town of York (now Toronto) in the 1820's was a hamlet of 300 families. Their dramas were originally recorded in private letters and in public documents. ---", any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo

Title: Muddy York Mud: Scandal and Scurrility in Upper Canada (includes: The Patrick Swift Commentaries, from The Colonial Advocate 1826 )

Author Name: Raible, Chris, Foreword By R Scott James

Illustrator: Map Cover Art

Categories: Canadian History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Ontario, Creemore, ON: Curiosity House / Dundurn Press, 1992, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1992

ISBN Number: 096964180X

ISBN Number 13: 9780969641803

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 145037

Keywords: Muddy York Mud: Scandal and Scurrility in Upper Canada (includes: The Patrick Swift Commentaries, from The Colonial Advocate 1826 )