A History of Nova Scotia in 50 Objects

A History of Nova Scotia in 50 Objects

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Armed with a spirit of adventure, curiosity, and the belief that "treasures can be found in unlikely places," author-historian Joan Dawson presents an accessible, visual history of Nova Scotia, from prehistory to present-day, told through 50 objects from museums and historical sites throughout the province.

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Dawson, a historian and author living in Halifax, Nova Scotia, tells the stories of 50 objects from museums that relate the history of Nova Scotia, such as a fossilized amphibian, a Mi'kmaw arrowhead, a beaver pelt and hat, a Zwicker Bible, a singing school music book, Quaker House shoes, a German butter churn, a gentleman's top hat, a letter book, bagpipes, Joseph Howe's printing press, antique French wallpaper, a ship's bell, a doll carriage, and the schooner Theresa E. Connor. Annotation ©2015 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)

Publisher: Halifax, Nova Scotia : Nimbus Publishing, c2015
ISBN: 9781771082952
Branch Call Number: 971.6 DAW
Characteristics: xii, 204 p. :,ill., map ;,23 cm.


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