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Reappraisals of British Colonisation in Atlantic Canada, 1700-1930

Karly Kehoe and Michael Vance


This volume offers new perspectives on the impact of British colonisation by concentrating on Atlantic Canada (Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island), a region that was pivotal in safeguarding Britain’s imperial ambitions and one that continues to grapple with the legacies of the Empire. Chapters in the collection engage with these legacies across three thematic sections: Dispossession and Settlement; Religion and Identity; and Reappraising Memory. Showcasing original research of both new and established scholars from Canada, the United Kingdom and the ... More

Keywords: Colonisation, Atlantic Canada, British Empire, Dispossession, Settlement, Religion, Identity, Memory, indigenous

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781474459037
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2022 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474459037.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Karly Kehoe, editor
St. Mary's University

Michael Vance, editor
St. Mary's University

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