Table of contents for More than words : readings in transport, communication and the history of postal communication / edited by John Willis.


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PART ONE: The Post
PREMIERE PARTIE : Le systime postal
1 : Le r6seau de communications postales durant le r6gime franVais :
Le r6seau officiel
Bernard Allaire ..................  .................................  19
2: "Agitators of the Worst Type": Riot and Occupation at the
Vancouver Post Office, 1938
Duncan Stacey .................................................    35
3: One Hundred Years of Postal Processing in Canada
Krista Cooke ......................................  ..............  53
4: September 11, 2001: Collecting and Exhibiting a National Tragedy
Nancy A. Pope  .................................. .  ...... .....  71
5: Testing the Boundaries of Postal Enterprise in the U.S. Free-market
Economy, 1880-1920
Richard Kielboicz .....................................................  85
6: The History and Geography of the Post Office on Prince Edward
Island, 1870-1914
Johlit ,illis.......................................................  101
PART TWO: Epistolary Practice and Culture
DEUXIEME PARTIE : Pratiques et culture 6pistolaires
7 : Une industrie de la plume d'oie : les pennes de la Compagnie de
la Baie d'Hudson
Bianca Gendreau  ................................ ... ............ .  127
8 : Sous le sceau du secret - Correspondance chiffr6e en Nouvelle-France
pendant la guerre de Sept Ans
Nicole Castran  ............................. .......... ..........  141
9 : S'6crire au XIXe si6cle en France - Histoire d'une acculturation
Cecile Dauphin-Afemieteau et Daniile Poublan. ...............................  159
10: "From a Fine Pen Much Art and Fancy Flows": Letter Writing and
Gentility in Early New England
Sheila A-Mclntyre ...................................................  173
PART THREE: People and Their Letters
TROISIEME PARTIE : Les gens et leurs missives
11: The Immigrant Experience and the Creation of a Transatlantic
Epistolary Space: A Case Study
Yves Frenette and Gabriele Scardellato ................. ................. 189
12 : La vie familiale d'un administrateur colonial :
Herman Witsius Ryland
Lorraine Gadory ................................... .............. 203
13 : Liaisons 6pistolaires ill6gitimes entre I'abb6 Casgrain et l'Irlandaise
Kate E. Godley
Alanon Brntet .................................................. . 215
14 : Correspondance d'un immigrant franqais au Canada au d6but du
XXe sięcle
Alargierite Sauriol ................................... ......... ...... 233
15: Wartime Correspondence: Living, Loving, and Leaving through
Letters During the Two World Wars
Liz  ilrcotte  ........ .. ........ ... ..............................  251
16: A Timeless Experience? Perceptions of Two Educated German
Immigrants to the United States, 1863 to 1996
Susanne C. Knoblauch ................... ............................  267
PART FOUR: Communication and Transport
QUATRIEME PARTIE : Communications et moyens de transport
17: Instructions from Terra Nova: Aspects of Communication in
the Sixteenth-Century Fishery
Brad  Loewien  .................................................... .  285
18 : La fili6re morutibre normano-bretonne : Capitaines et habitants
p8cheurs de l'ile Scatarie (1714-1754)
jean-Pierre Chrestien ................. .............................. 299
19: A Distant Shore: Steamer Mail to and from Gold-Rush California
Mlarianne Babal ...................... .............................. 321
20: "A Living, Moving Pageant": The CBC's Coverage of the Royal
Tour of 1939
Mary Vipond........................ ..................................335
21 : Transporter le Canada A 1'6tranger : Les militaires canadiens A
travers le monde, de 1945 A 1975
Jean Martii .................. ....................................  351
Epilogue
MIc Ausinan....... ............................ .............. 363



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Postal service Canada History, Postal service United States History, Letter writing Canada History, Communication and traffic Canada History, Letter writing United States History, Written communication Social aspects Canada, Letter writing