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Black Loyalists in New Brunswick

The lives of eight African Americans in colonial New Brunswick 1783-1834

Among the Loyalists who were transported to the shores of New Brunswick by the British after their defeat by revolutionary Americans were several hundred African Americans. Like their … 146 View
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A History of Alcohol in Newfoundland and Labrador

In 1617, Lord Falkland’s colonists in Newfoundland were instructed to bring, among other things, 20 barrels of caske (ale), 90 bushels of malt, a malt mill, 4500 pounds of hops, 1 firkin of … 272 View
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Introduction

Laying the Foundation for the Black Experience in Canada

From: Black Loyalists in New Brunswick

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In the Introduction, Davidson outlines the arrival of the Black Loyalists in Canada and describes the experience they would have had upon arrival. 12 $1.20 Add
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Preface

From: Bottoms Up

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In the preface, the author discusses her reasons for writing the book and how studying the history of alcohol is an effective way to understand many facets of human societies. 3 $0.30 Add
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Necessity

Benevolent Booze

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Chapter 1 explores the history of alcohol in maritime societies and how it played an variety of essential roles, as a medicine, a ration for sailors, a social lubricant, and a trading commodity … 15 $1.50 Add
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Thomas Hide

New Brunswick’s First Black Loyalist

From: Black Loyalists in New Brunswick

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This chapter begins the story of Thomas Hide, one of the first black loyalists to arrive in New Brunswick, as an indentured servant. The chapter describes the political and military situation … 8 $0.80 Add
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Thomas Hide

The Quest for Land

From: Black Loyalists in New Brunswick

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This chapter continues the story of Thomas Hide after his arrival in New Brunswick and follows his efforts to find a job and buy land for himself. 6 $0.60 Add
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Trade

From Fish to Wine

From: Bottoms Up

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Chapter 2 explores the initial arrival and early history of intoxicating beverages in Newfoundland beginning with colonial trade in the 17th century. 25 $2.50 Add
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Excess

How a Culture of Alcohol Gave Birth to the Binge

From: Bottoms Up

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Chapter 3 explores the birth and evolution of alcohol culture with particular focus placed on the idea of drinking to excess, and how that behaviour has been regarded in Newfoundland throughout … 21 $2.10 Add
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John Patterson

Eyewitness to History

From: Black Loyalists in New Brunswick

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This chapter tells the story of John Patterson, a black loyalist who inadvertently became the subject of a bestselling book when he became involved in the capture of a fugitive. 12 $1.20 Add
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Control

Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

From: Bottoms Up

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Chapter 4 explores early attempts to regulate and control alcohol production and consumption in Newfoundland. 14 $1.40 Add
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Pompey Rumsey and Cairo

A Black Loyalist Love Story

From: Black Loyalists in New Brunswick

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This chapter describes the relationship between Pompey Rumsey and Cairo and explores the discrimination that was faced by someone who married an enslaved person. 13 $1.30 Add
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Nancy Mosley

A Black Loyalist on Trial

From: Black Loyalists in New Brunswick

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This chapter explores the case of Nancy Mosley, the defendant in New Brunswick’s first murder trial. 17 $1.70 Add
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Temperance

The Rise of Social Conscience

From: Bottoms Up

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Chapter 5 explores the development of a backlash against alcohol culture in the form of the temperance movement. 14 $1.40 Add
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Edward Burr

Fiddler and Gravedigger

From: Black Loyalists in New Brunswick

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This chapter tells the story of Edward Burr, a black loyalist who, against all odds became prosperous and successful. 16 $1.60 Add
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Prohibition

Extreme Measures

From: Bottoms Up

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Chapter 6 explores the period of prohibition in Newfoundland and Labrador that lasted from 1917-1924 including the factors that led to prohibition and it’s eventual elimination. 19 $1.90 Add