Covering the most significant events in the storied history of the city, A Short History of Halifax is a fascinating, accessible record. In a readable, narrative style, author Dan Soucoup offers up a to-the-point history, taking readers from the geography of the harbour and the settlement of the city, through years of conflict between its various inhabitants—Mi’kmaq, British, Acadian. Encompassing the entire history of the city, from 1749 to present, A Short History of Halifax is the perfect read for tourists seeking an historical overview of Halifax, and residents curious about the city they call home. Includes 30 black and white photos.
About the author
Dan Soucoup lives in Halifax and has been active in bookselling and publishing ventures for over 25 years. The author of numerous books including Historic New Brunswick, Glimpses of Old Moncton, and the bestselling Maritime Firsts, Soucoup writes a popular local history column, "Looking Back," for the Moncton Times & Transcript.
Other titles by Dan Soucoup
Atlantic Canada's Greatest Storms
Atlantic Canadian Stories
Explosion in Halifax Harbour, 1917
An Illustrated History of Nova Scotia
Short History of Fredericton
A Short History of Fredericton
New Brunswick Phrase Book
The Finest Tree
and other Christmas Stories from Atlantic Canada