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Excessive expectations : maritime commerce and the economic development of Nova Scotia, 1740-1870

Author: Julian Gwyn
Publisher: Montreal [Que.] : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Julian Gwyn proposes several explanations for Nova Scotia's dismal economic situation. He argues against blaming the merchant capitalists for the relative lack of economic growth, maintaining instead that Nova Scotia's economy was thwarted by numerous disadvantages and very few advantages. For instance, the 1755 deportation of Acadians destroyed a flourishing agriculture for a generation while the limited extent of  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Gwyn, Julian.
Excessive expectations.
Montreal ; Buffalo : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©1998
(DLC) 99208027
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Julian Gwyn
ISBN: 9780773566491 077356649X
OCLC Number: 181843786
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 291 pages, 10 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Contents --
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Preface --
Maps --
1 Introduction --
PART ONE: THREE ERAS --
2 Wartime Expansion, 1740�1815 --
3 Economic Stress with Peace, 1815�53 --
4 Recovery and Stagnation, 1853�70 --
PART TWO: FOUR PERSPECTIVES --
Illustrations --
5 Economic Regions --
6 Imports and the Standard of Living --
7 Impact of Reciprocity --
8 The Balance of Payments --
Conclusion --
Notes --
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This text takes a revisionist approach to the development of the Nova Scotian economy from the end of the Acadian period to the era of Confederation. Julian Gwyn argues that the colony's economic  Read more...

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