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BOOK - Cape Breton Canada at the Beginning of the Twentieth Century
By C. W. Vernon
Originally published by Nation Publishing, Toronto, 1903
This edition published by Global Heritage Press, Milton


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Originally published in 1903, Cape Breton Canada at the Beginning of the Twentieth Century is a history of Cape Breton Island from before European "discovery" to settlement and development up to 1902. The book is generously complimented with historical photo illustrations of people and places on the island.

This historical reprint provides new access to a book that has been valued by researchers and history enthusiasts, for more than a century.

Complete Table of Contents in .pdf: page 1   page 2

Partial Table of Contents :
  • Physical Geography of the Island
  • Geology and Natural History
  • Counties, Towns and Inhabitants
  • History of the Island
  • Early Attempts at Settlement
  • Cape Breton Under the Golden Lilies
  • The First Seige at Louisburg
  • The Second Seige at Louisburg
  • Cape Breton, a British Province
  • The Highland Settlements
  • The Island Annexed to Nova Scotia
  • Na GaidHeil An Ceap Breatunn [this chapter written in Gaelic]
  • The Acadian Settlements
  • The Indians of Cape Breton
  • Religious History of the Island
  • The Fisheries
  • The Coalfields of Cape Breton
  • The Forest Agriculture, Stock-Raising
  • Early History of the Coal Trade
  • The General Mining Association and the Nova Scotia Steel and Coal Company
  • Evolution and Prograss of the Dominion Coal Company
  • The Dominion Iron and Steel Company
  • Other Collieries, Ores, Limestone, Dolomite, Gypsum, etc
  • Cape Breton's Unique Position in Respect to Ocean Transit
  • The Town of Sydney
  • North Sydney
  • Glace Bay
  • A Sail up the Mira River
  • The Bras D'Or Lakes
  • A Trip "Down North"
  • Baddeck, Whycocomagh, Lake Ainslie and Margaree
  • Along the line of the Intercolonial and the Inverness and Richmond Railways
  • Arichat and Isle Madame
  • Opportunities for Shooting and Fishing
  • Means of Transportation
  • Newfoundland
337 Pages
7.5 X 9.75"
Searchable pdf edition
Photos
Illustrated
Originally published by Nation Publishing, Toronto, 1903
This edition published by Global Heritage Press, Milton

ISBN 1-897210-87-6




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