Providing a concise chronicle of its various cultures, this handy reference recounts the broad and complex history of Nova Scotia, Canada. Beginning with an exploration of its indigenous people, the Mi’Kmaq, this overview delves into the stories of the first European settlers before reviewing the dominant English colonists and how they shaped the province. Documenting the different challenges each group faced, this reconstruction illustrates the Mi’Kmaq’s battle for survival, the conquering of the Acadiens, and the toil of the working people who came to Nova Scotia in search of a better life. Ranging from its earliest days to the beginning of the 21st century, this illuminating examination paints a clearer picture of the most populous province in Atlantic Canada.
Published Apr 2010