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An illustrated history of Nova Scotia

Author: Harry Bruce
Publisher: [Halifax, N.S.] : Nimbus Pub. and the Province of Nova Scotia, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bruce, Harry.
Illustrated history of Nova Scotia.
[Halifax, N.S.] : Nimbus Pub. and the Province of Nova Scotia, ©1997
(OCoLC)606280735
Online version:
Bruce, Harry.
Illustrated history of Nova Scotia.
[Halifax, N.S.] : Nimbus Pub. and the Province of Nova Scotia, ©1997
(OCoLC)631128459
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harry Bruce
ISBN: 1551092190 9781551092195
OCLC Number: 38499141
Description: 300 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. The ice leaves, humans arrive --
2. A man from venice finds the shores of Canada --
3. The man from Saint-Malo who mapped an inland sea --
4. The birth of Acadia --
5. Port-Royal: a foothold for France --
6. English raids, french intrigues, Scottish heartbreaks --
7. The feud begins --
8. The woman warrior of Fort la Tour --
9. Acadia: a punching bag for New England --
10. Fortress Louisbourg: magnificent folly --
11. An army of amateurs conquers the unconquerable --
12. Britain's answer to Louisbourg: Halifax --
13. Acadians banished, Louisbourg falls: again --
14. Halifax had ceased to be Nova Scotia --
Nova Scotia says "no thanks" to revolution --
16. Loyalists: the great deluge --
17. Abused blacks flee, poor Scots arrive --
18. The age of Johnny Wentworth --
19. The war of 1812: wasteful, bloody, ludicrous --
20. It was Joe Howe by day and night --
21. 1815-1850: The great awakening --
22. Steamships, railways, a good war for Nova Scotia --
23. The tempestuous creation of a brand-new nation --
24. As the century turned --
25. Johnny came marching home: to an angry Nova Scotia --
26. The roaring twenties just didn't roar --
27. Rum-running: employer of the last resort --
28. Hope shines through the dirty thirties --
29. Nova Scotia goes to war: again --
30. The postwar bust, weathering a crisis.
Responsibility: Harry Bruce.

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