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CONRAD, Margaret, (ed.). They Planted Well : New England Planters in Maritime Canada. Edited by Margaret Conrad. Fredericton, New Brunswick : Acadiensis Press, (1988). First Edition. Pp (6),-321,(1). With some b&w photos, drawings, maps, and other illustrations in the text. 8vo (149 x 226 mm), art-illustrated beige & green card covers, with dark green lettering to covers & spine.
Planters Studies Series No.1.
"Between 1759 and 1768 some 8,000 New England Planters emigrated to what are now the Maritime Provinces of Canada. Known as 'planters', the old English term for colonist, they were among the first English-speaking immigrants to the area of present day Canada. Because the Acadian deportation and Loyalist migration were far more dramatic events in Maritime history than the peaceful migration of land-hungry Yankees, the Planters have received less attention than their numbers warrant. They left an indelible mark on their Maritime homeland and their influence has spread throughout North America. Descendants of the Planters include major educators, theologians, inventors, industrialists, social reformers, politicians, and at least two Canadian Prime Ministers.
In October 1987, Acadia University, itself a product of Planter commitment to education, hosted a conference on the New England Planters in Maritime Canada. The unexpectedly large attendance indicated that the time was long overdue for such an event. They Planted Well is a collection of the papers presented at the conference, the first of a projected series of publications devoted to the Planter experience. " - from the rear cover." - from the rear cover.
Part I: Immigration and Settlement:
R.S. Longley's "The Coming of the New England Planters to the Annapolis Valley" (pp. 14-28);
D. Murray Young's "Planter Settlements in the St. John Valley" (pp. 29-35);
Esther Clark Wright's "Cumberland Township: A Focal Point of the Earl Settlement on the Bay of Fundy" (pp. 36-41);
Ernest A. Clarke's "Cumberland Planters and the Aftermath of the Attack on Fort Cumberland" (pp. 42-60).
Part II: Historiographical Context:
Jack Greene's "Recent Developments in the Historiography of Colonial New England" (pp. 61-96);
George Rawlyk's "J.B. Brebner and Some Recent Trends in Eighteenth-Century Maritime Historiography" (pp. 97-119);
Barry Cahill's "New England Planters at the Public Archives of Nova Scotia" (pp. 120-131);
Terrence Punch's "Genealogy, Migration and the Study of the Past" (pp. 132-137).
Part III: Culture and Society:
Graeme Wynn's "The Geography of the Maritime Provinces in 1800: Patterns and Questions" (pp. 138-150);
Debra McNabb's "The Role of the Land in Settling Horton Township, Nova Scotia, 1766-1830" (pp. 151-160);
Elizabeth Mancke's "Corporate Structure and Private Interest: The Mid-Eighteenth Century Expansion of New England" (pp. 161-177);
Allen Robertson's "Methodism Among Nova Scotia's Yankee Planters" (pp. 178-189);
Daniel Goodwin's "From Disunity to Integration: Evangelical Religion and Society in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, 1761-1830" (pp. 190-200);
Thomas Vincent's "Henry Alline: Problems of Approach and Reading the Hymns as Poetry" (pp. 201-210);
Gwendolyn Davies's "Persona in Planter Journals" (pp. 211-217).
Part IV: Material Culture:
Allen Penney's "A Planter House: The Simeon Perkins House, Liverpool, Nova Scotia" (pp. 218-235);
Daniel Norris's "An Examination of the Stephen Loomer House, Habitant, Kings County, Nova Scotia" (pp. 236-248);
Heather Davidson's "Private Lives from Public Artifacts: The Architectural Heritage of Kings County Planters" (pp. 249-261);
M.A. MacDonald (with Robert Elliot) "New Brunswick's 'Early Comers': Lifestyles Through Authenticated Artifacts, a Research Project" (pp. 262-297);
Deborah Trask's "'Remember Me As You Pass By': Material Evidence of the Planters in the Graveyards of Nova Scotia" ( pp. 298-306).
Address label covering price sticker on upper right corner of front cover and some faint creasing on front cover, else very good. Uncommon. 50.00
Title: They Planted Well : New England Planters in Maritime Canada. First Edition
Publisher: Acadiensis Press, 1988, ISBN:0919107206: 1988
ISBN Number: 0919107206
ISBN Number 13: 9780919107205
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