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.
Published Apr 2014