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Atlantic Canada

A History

by (author) Margaret Conrad & James K. Hiller

Oxford University Press
Initial publish date
Jan 2010
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    Publish Date
    Jan 2010
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    Publish Date
    Mar 2015
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Atlantic Canada: A History provides students with a concise and up-to-date history of Newfoundland and Labrador, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island. This book explores the common historical threads between the Maritime provinces and sub-regions of Atlantic Canada while
reflecting on the region's diversity. This edition includes new coverage of the Atlantic provinces up to 2009, which will allow instructors to make connections between the past and present, as well as provide coverage of topical issues. Atlantic Canada: A History is a comprehensive core text for
upper-year undergraduate courses in Atlantic Canadian history.

About the authors

Margaret Conrad has taught several generations of students at Acadia University and the University of New Brunswick. A longtime advocate of Planter Studies, she has also published several general histories of Canada and Atlantic Canada.

Margaret Conrad's profile page

James Hiller came to Newfoundland as a graduate student in the mid-1960s and became a member of Memorial University of Newfoundland’s Department of History in 1972. He retired as a University Research Professor in 2007 and was appointed professor emeritus in 2010. In 2011, Dr. Hiller received the Newfoundland and Labrador Historical Society’s Heritage Award. He has been widely recognized for his contributions to the history of both Newfoundland and Labrador.

James K. Hiller's profile page

Editorial Reviews

"It is concise, lucid, and very much on the cutting edge of scholarship in the field"

--Dr Edward MacDonald, University of Prince Edward Island

"It is comprehensive and rooted in a firm understanding of a vast literature on the history of the region."

--Dr Del Muise, Carleton University

"It is concise, practical, and solid. It provides an effective synthesis for either a full year or a one term course."

--Dr Heidi MacDonald, University of Lethbridge

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