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Author Van den Hoonaard, Will. C. (Willy Carl), 1942-
Title The origins of the Bahá'í community of Canada, 1898-1948 / Will C. van den Hoonard.
Imprint Waterloo, Ont. : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, [1996]

Subject Bahai Faith -- Canada -- History.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 356 pages) : illustrations, map
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 318-336) and index.
Contents ""Contents""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Abbreviations Used to Indicate Archival and Other Sources""; ""One: Introduction""; ""Part One: Early Dependence on Liberal Protestantism""; ""Two: Early Stirrings""; ""Three: Spiritual Roots and Early Conversions, 1899-1911""; ""Four: 'Abdu'1-Bahá and the Press in Canada, 1912""; ""Part Two: Formation of Community Identity, 1913-37""; ""Five: Changing Styles of Recruitment: The Montreal Community""; ""Six: Early Ethnic Involvement""; ""Seven: The Literary Circle of the Toronto Bahá'ís, 1913-37""
""Eight: Tentative Anchorings in Atlantic Canada, 1913-37""""Nine: Retinence in the Canadian West, 1913-37""; ""Illustrations""; ""Part Three: Organization and Community Boundaries""; ""Ten: Changing Styles of Organization and Boundary Maintenance""; ""Eleven: On Spreading the New Religion, 1937-47""; ""Twelve: opportunities and Constraints of community Growth, 1937-47""; ""Thirteen: Religion, Gender, Class, and Ethnicity""; ""Part Four: Relationship to Canadian Society""; ""Fourteen: Opposition, Recognition, and World War II""; ""Fifteen: Building a National Bahá'í Community, 1947-48""
""Sixteen: Social and Cultural Adaptation in the Canadian Setting""""Appendixes""; ""Appendix A: Summary of Items Appearing in the French-and English-Language Press on the Occasion of Abdu'l-Bahá's Visit to Canada, 1912""; ""Appendix B: Statistical Overview of the Canadian Bahá'í Community, 1898-1948 (April)""; ""Appendix C: Bahá'í Community Profiles, 21 April 1937-20 April 1947""; ""Appendix D: Chronology of Important Canadian Bahá'í Dates""; ""Appendix E: Notes on Sources""; ""Bibliography""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""
""L""""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""Y""; ""Z""
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0585221472 (electronic bk.)
9780585221472 (electronic bk.)
0889205469 (electronic bk.)
9780889205468 (electronic bk.)
0889202729 (bound)
9780889202726 (bound)
OCLC # 44963006
Additional Format Print version: Van den Hoonaard, Will. C. (Willy Carl), 1942- Origins of the Bahá'í community of Canada, 1898-1948. Waterloo, Ont. : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, ©1996 0889202729 (DLC) 96229355 (OCoLC)37397808