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Dr. Douglas McCalla

   
  

Dr. Douglas McCalla

   

 
Current Research
My research is framed by an interest in the stores we tell about the making (and remaking) of rural society in Canada from 1600 to 1939. The program's immediate focus is a micro-level analysis of consumption in the Upper Canadian countryside, based on rural families' charge accounts at country stores. I continue to take an interest in the work of rural historians (faculty and graduate students) at the University of Guelph, but am not in a position to undertake new responsibilities for thesis supervision.
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Rural History, Farming, Farm, Food, Agriculture, Rural Life, Countryside, Canada, History, Harvesting, Settlement, Rural, Culture, Veterinary, Agricultural science, Farm labourer, Farmer, Children, Gender, Rural Industries, Victorian, Edwardian, Twentieth century, Nineteenth century, Eighteenth century  

This research was undertaken, in part, thanks to funding
from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and the Canada Research Chairs Program.
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