A Wholesome Horror

Brenda Thompson

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ISBN: 9780986873355

A Wholesome Horror

Poor Houses in Nova Scotia

  Author:   Brenda Thompson    
  Publisher:  SSP Publications

Brenda Thompson’s poignant treatise on the treatment of the poor in Nova Scotia and the evolution of private and government-subsidized poor houses. None of these 32 buildings remain. This is a very important book that makes us pause and ask serious questions.

Details and Specs
ISBN associated with this title: 9780986873355
Item MC0230
PublisherSSP Publications
PublisherSSP Publications
Published on May 23 2018
Language eng
Pages 148
Format Paperback
Dimensions9(in) x 6(in)
Shipping weight(g)
Brenda Thompson has been an anti-poverty activist and writer for more than 30 years. She holds a Masters degree in Sociology from Acadia University and, as a former 'welfare mother' and lifetime low wage earner, she has lived with poverty issues firsthand. Living in the Annapolis Royal area of Nova Scotia, she has discovered a passion for local history.