Necessaries and Sufficiencies

Carol Campbell, James F. Smith,

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Necessaries and Sufficiencies

  Author:   Carol Campbell, James F. Smith,  
  Publisher:  Cape Breton University Press

The year 2011 marked the 250th anniversary of coming of New England and Irish Planters to Cobequid, Nova Scotia. Necessaries and Sufficiencies is a well-researched glimpse into the migration, settlement, religion, education, occupations, health and daily life of these settlers. This microhistory traces the evolution of New England and Irish peoples into a cohesive society with common social, political, cultural and material standards. While the district’s pro-American response at the outbreak of the Revolutionary War pitted Cobequid against the King’s Government, moderation on both sides led to the assimilation of the Planers into the fabric of Nova Scotia and Feisty Cobequid became loyal Colchester.  

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ISBN associated with this title:9781897009529
Item CB0083
PublisherCape Breton University Press
PublisherCape Breton University Press
Published onAugust 15 2011
Language eng
Pages 316
Format Paperback
Dimensions9(in) x 6(in)
Shipping weight460(g)
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Carol Campbell’s thesis, “A Prosperous Location: Truro, 1770-1835,” earned her a Master’s Degree from Dalhousie University. Her article, “A Scots-Irish Plantation in Nova Scotia: Truro 1760-1775,” was published in the collection Making Adjustments: Change and Continuity in Planter Nova Scotia1759-1800, edited by Margaret Conrad (1991).

James F. Smith’s History of Pugwash and his two-volume Pictou County Census-1871 have been recognized internationally. He has contributed to periodicals such as The Nova Scotia Historical Review, The Gemeentelijke Archiefdienst and Belfast Telegraph magazine.