December 1917 (new edition)

Janet Kitz, Joan Payzant,

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ISBN: 9781771083355

December 1917 (new edition)

Re-visiting the Halifax Explosion

  Author:   Janet Kitz, Joan Payzant,  
  Publisher:  Nimbus Publishing

December 1917 is a photographic guide to the Halifax Explosion by noted local historians Janet Kitz and Joan Payzant. The authors profile locations in both Halifax and Dartmouth that were affected by the explosion, looking at the role of the explosion in the transformation of the two cities. Stories and anecdotes reveal the ways in which the explosion touched the lives of citizens, and original research brings to light new aspects of the explosion. The book is richly illustrated with more than 100 historic and contemporary photographs.

Details and Specs
ISBN associated with this title:9781771083355
Item NB1221
PublisherNimbus Publishing
PublisherNimbus Publishing
Published onMay 20 2015
Language eng
Pages 176
Format Paperback
Dimensions9(in) x 7.25(in)
Shipping weight381(g)
Status ACTIVE TITLE
Janet Kitz is the author of Shattered City, Survivors: Children of the Halifax Explosion, Point Pleasant Park: An Illustrated History, and December 1917: Revisiting the Halifax Explosion. In 2004 she received an honorary doctorate of letters from St. Mary’s University. Originally from Carnwath, Scotland, she moved to Nova Scotia in 1971 and currently resides in Halifax..

Joan Payzant (1925–2013) is the author of numerous books and articles about the history of Dartmouth, Halifax, and Nova Scotia. She was born in Dartmouth and grew up hearing stories of the Halifax Explosion, which are featured in her books Who's a Scaredy-cat! and December 1917: Revisiting the Halifax Explosion.