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The lookout : a history of Signal Hill

Author: James E Candow
Publisher: St. John's, N.L. : Creative Book Pub., ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James E Candow
ISBN: 9781897174715 1897174713
OCLC Number: 707460568
Description: 256 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction: In from the Sea --
Fish and Men's Lives --
The Newfoundland Fisheries and International Rivalry --
Settlement and Defence --
Iberville --
Establishment of an English Garrison --
Knock Two Times --
Masters of the Hill --
St. John's and the Placentia Garrison --
1762 and All That --
Denouement and the Treaty of Paris --
The key of the Harbour --
The Incredible Expanding Defence Network --
For Impregnable --
The Last Waltz --
Between a Rock and a Hard Place --
A Mighty Fondness for Flags --
Changing of the Guard --
Once More with Feeling --
The Civilian Invasion --
Withdrawal of the Imperial Garrison --
A Big Lookout --
The People's Hill --
Cabot Tower and the Man in the Moon --
Who Stopped the Gun? --
Transatlantic Connections --
Keeping Time --
Canada's Front Door --
Reservists and Frontiersmen --
Cable, Wireless, and the Warden of the Watch Tower --
Hands across the Water --
Conclusion: This Very Commendable, National Movement --
About the Author --
Acknowledgements --
Bibliographical Note --
Index.
Responsibility: Jim Candow.

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