HAMILTON, William B.
Title: Local History in Atlantic Canada
Publisher:  Macmillan, 1974,
Seller ID: 2194
HAMILTON, William B. Local History in Atlantic Canada. (Toronto): Macmillan, (1974). Pp. (6),vii-xii,(2),241,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, ill. blue cloth. Bibliography of Macmillan of Canada Imprints 2264, O'Dea 5540. "[...] designed to provide the focal point for a secondary school course in local history". A detailed handbook with examples on using the sources of local historye.g. place names, the Amerindian heritage, folk songs and folk lore. Secti on I Introduction to Local History. 1. Working Backwards into History; 2. Settlement and Political Development. Section II Sources of Local History. 3. Place Names; 4. Legacy of the Sea; 5. Legacy of the Land and the People; 6. The Amerindian Heritage; 7. Archaelogical Evidence; 8. Documentary Evidence; 9. Folksongs and Folklore; 10. Art and Architecture; 11. Economic Development; 12. Biographical Studies Section III. Applications of Local History. 13. Researching History Where It Is. Light edgespotting, else very good.25.00