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KRAUSE, Eric, Carol CORBIN and William O'SHEA, (eds.). Aspects of Louisbourg : Essays on the History of an Eighteenth-Century French Community in North America Published to Commemorate the 275th Anniversary of the Founding ofLouisbourg. (Sydney, Nova Scotia : The University College of Cape Breton P ress, 1995). First Printing. Pp (4),ivii,(1),-312,(12). Illustrated. 8vo[152 x 228 mm], cream-coloured card covers, lettered in blue, cream and ma roon. Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana 848. "Aspects of Louisbourg is an eclectic collection of essays that considers the economic, social, military, and commemorative events in the lives of the people of Louisbourg. From the ruggedlife of an 18th-century fishing family, to gardens and material culture, t o today's commemorative activities, these essays paint a picture of the life of Louisbourg." - rear cover. Contents: Foreword by William O'Shea; Introduction: "From port de pêche to ville fortifée: The Evolution of Urban Louisbourg, 1713-1758" by A.J.B. Johnston; Military : "'An appearance of strength': The Fortification of Louisbourg" by Bruce W. Fry; "Mutiny at Louisbourg, December 1744" by Allan Greer; "Another Soldier's Revolt in Ile Royale, June 1750" by Allan Greer. Social : "Communities and Families: Family Life and Living Conditions in Eighteenth-Century Louisbourg" by Kenneth Donovan;"The People of Eighteenth-Century Louisbourg" by A.J.B. Johnston; "The Gar dens of 18th-Century Louisbourg" by Anne O'Neill. Economics : "The Cod Fishery of Isle Royale, 1713-1758" by B.A. Balcom; "The Fishermen of Eighteenth-Century Cape Breton: Numbers and Origins" by A.J.B. Johnston; "The Price and Profits of Accommodation: Massachusetts - Louisbourg Trade, 1713-1744" by Donald F. Chard; "The Other Louisbourg: Trade and Merchant Enterprise in Ile Royale, 1713-1758" by Christopher Moore. Preservation Conservation esearch : "Preserving History: The Commemoration of 18th-Century Louisbourg, 1895-1940" by A.J.B. Johnston; "Commemorating Louisbourg, c.1767" by A.J.B. Johnston; "The Concept of the Louisbourg Underwater Museum " by Robert Grenier; "The Fortress of Louisbourg Archives: The First Twenty-Five Years" by Eric Krause. Very good. 20.00
Title: Aspects of Louisbourg : Essays on the History of an Eighteenth-Century French Community in North America Published to Commemorate the 275th Anniversary of the Founding of Louisbourg.
Publisher: University College of Cape Breton Press, Sydney, NS, 1995, ISBN:0920336760:
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