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ISBN: 9781550288032-04

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Down to Business in the “New” Canada

From: Merchant Princes


1867-1906. Examines how the family adapted to the new canada after confederation. The ropemaking business, the final days of wood, wind and sail, their shipping agency busines, looks at the union bank of nova scotia and how all these endeavors were tied to change and adaptation



James D. Frost

JAMES D. FROST, a specialist in marine transportation, works as a researcher and a consultant. Educated at McGill University, Queens University and Saint Mary's University he is an acknowledged authority on the business and economic history of the Maritime provinces. He is a Research Associate at Gorsebrook Research Institute. He lives in Halifax.'