This section of the site contains a selection of short explanatory texts prepared by the creators of the site. These pieces are intended to help you understand life and social concerns in Nova Scotia and the Maritimes during the second half of the 19th Century. Would you like to learn more about the geographical and social contexts that Jerome had entered when he was discovered? The place of the Church in Acadian society? The lot that befell the mentally ill and the poor? Or the essential role of oral culture and legends in the Maritime provinces? If so, you’ve come to the right place!
- C. C. Clarke, Lath., The Provincial Hospital for the Insane of Nova Scotia, 1890
- Her Majesty in Right of Canada, Natural Resources Canada, Maritime Provinces/Provinces maritimes, atlas.gc.ca, 2000
- Sally Ross et J. Alphose Deveau, Geographical map of Clare, Les Acadiens de la Nouvelle-╔cosse, hier et aujourd'hui, 2001
- Her Majesty in Right of Canada, Natural Resources Canada, Nova Scotia/Nouvelle-╔cosse, atlas.gc.ca, 2006
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