BASKERVILLE, Peter Allan




Professor in the Department of History at UVIC for over two decades, Baskerville has been co-director of the Canada Century Research Infrastructure Project, creating a public database of Canadian national censuses. He is the author of numerous books including Unwilling Idlers, a look into the issue of unemployment and its emergence, and The Bank of Upper Canada.

Reviews of the author's work by BC Studies:
A Silent Revolution? Gender and Wealth in English Canada, 1860-1930
Unwilling Idlers: The Urban Unemployed and Their Families in Late Victorian Canada


BOOKS:

Beyond the Island: An Illustrated History of Victoria (Burlington: Windsor Publications, 1986)
The Bank of Upper Canada (Carleton University Press, 1987)
A Concise History of Canadian Business (Oxford University Press, 1994) [with Graham Taylor]
Unwilling Idlers: The Urban Unemployed & Their Families in Late Victorian Canada (University of Toronto Press, 1998) [with Eric Sager]
Image, Identity and Power: An Illustrated History of Ontario (Oxford University Press, 2002)

[BCBW 2003]