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About cslumkos

Corey Slumkoski is an associate professor of history at Mount Saint Vincent University.

A Great and Noble Partnership: Going Forward In Uncertain Times

The following post is the fourth in a series that features collaboration between the Acadiensis blog and the students in Jerry Bannister’s undergraduate and graduate Canadian Studies and History classes at Dalhousie University. by Aaron Clark John Mack Faragher published … Continue reading

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Book Review: Carole Watterson Troxler on Rebecca Brannon, From Revolution to Reunion: The Reintegration of the South Carolina Loyalists.

Rebecca Brannon. From Revolution to Reunion: The Reintegration of the South Carolina Loyalists. (Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press, 2016). By Carole Watterson Troxler Rebecca Brannon (James Madison University), has distilled a well-researched 2007 dissertation of about 500 pages to a … Continue reading

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Bill Parenteau: Looking Back, Looking Ahead: History and the Future of the New Brunswick Forest Industries

Today for your viewing pleasure we have a video of a talk given by UNB history professor Bill Parenteau about the history and the future of the New Brunswick forest industries. Bill Parenteau is a Professor of History at the … Continue reading

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What is Canadian?: Answering the Unanswerable

The following post is the third in a series that features collaboration between the Acadiensis blog and the students in Jerry Bannister’s undergraduate and graduate Canadian Studies and History classes at Dalhousie University. by Randy Westhaver It seems to me … Continue reading

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The Historian Writing Contemporary True Crime

By Greg Marquis The true crime section of the local bookstore or library is a popular place. In addition, specialty television channels have a heavy rotation of true crime documentaries, series such as “48 Hours” and “Forensic Files” and docudramas … Continue reading

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Remembering Danny Vickers

by Jerry Bannister I remember the first day I saw Danny Vickers.  It was in September 1986, and he was one of the instructors in my first-year History course, “Ideas and Society in the West,” a team-taught lecture at Memorial … Continue reading

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Barry Cahill reviews James Muir’s Law, Debt and Merchant Power: The Civil Courts of Eighteenth-Century Halifax (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2016)

James Muir. Law, Debt and Merchant Power: The Civil Courts of Eighteenth-Century Halifax. (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2016) By Barry Cahill James Muir’s book is a densely-detailed study of the administration of civil justice in Halifax from its founding … Continue reading

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Cutting Through the Fog: Public Memory and Confederation

The following post is the second in a series that features collaboration between the Acadiensis blog and the students in Jerry Bannister’s undergraduate and graduate Canadian Studies and History classes at Dalhousie University. by Alex Martinborough The 150th anniversary of … Continue reading

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History not Enough: A Look at the Climate of Reconciliation in Canada Today

The following post is the first in a series that features collaboration between the Acadiensis blog and the students in Jerry Bannister’s undergraduate and graduate Canadian Studies and History classes at Dalhousie University. by Mercedes Peters Canadians following the news … Continue reading

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William C. Wicken reviews Marie Battiste, editor. Living Treaties: Narrating Mi’kmaw Treaty Relations. (Sydney, NS: Cape Breton University Press, 2016)

Marie Battiste, editor. Living Treaties: Narrating Mi’kmaw Treaty Relations. (Sydney, NS: Cape Breton University Press, 2016) By William C. Wicken This collection includes essays by political leaders, scholars, lawyers, and community activists discussing various aspects of the Mi’kmaw struggle to … Continue reading

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