Enslavers of the Maritimes (Paperback)

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Enslavers of the Maritimes (Paperback)


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A painstaking and unflinching catalogue of settlers in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and PEI who enslaved humans, some even after the practice became illegal.The reader will find here the names of many of the most prominent families of Atlantic Canada. Illustrated with images of 'runaway slave' advertisements, letters from the powerful to each other about their dealings in the powerless, and extracts from court hearings when the enslaved tried to bring their owners to account.

Product Details ISBN: 9781998149261
ISBN-10: 1998149269
Publisher: Moose House Publications
Publication Date: February 15th, 2024
Pages: 246
Language: English