Rise Again: The Story of Cape Breton Island-Book One by Robert J MorganRise Again: The Story of Cape Breton Island-Book One by Robert J Morgan

Rise Again: The Story of Cape Breton Island-Book One

byRobert J Morgan

Paperback | August 1, 2008

Pricing and Purchase Info


Earn 110 plum® points

Prices and offers may vary in store


In stock online

Ships free on orders over $25

Available in stores


The first full-scale history of Cape Breton Island in nearly 150 years!
RISE AGAIN! Is the story of Cape Breton Island told by beloved historian, archivist, and teacher Robert Morgan. From the geological roots to Mi'kmaw life before discovery, the planting of French Louisbourg, and the island's first economic boom, this is a rich and accessible new book.
Morgan takes us from the battle for control of the island and Britain's deliberate schemes to withhold opportunities for significant growth, through the opening of Cape Breton to provide a new home for the Loyalists, the forced marriage of the Colony of Cape Breton to the Colony of Nova Scotia and with it the birth of the never-ending Separatist movement. Book One takes the reader through the 19th century and sees Cape Breton as a new home for the Acadians, the Irish, and the Scottish, preparing the ground for the second economic boom as world markets were found for Cape Breton's coal and then steel. A marvellous book, built to last.
Robert Morgan as devoted his life to Cape Breton's history and natural history. As Senior Historian at the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Park, Director of the Beaton Institute archives, and Professor of History at Cape Breton University, Dr. Morgan fought to preserve local heritage properties and to keep the island's story a...
Title:Rise Again: The Story of Cape Breton Island-Book OneFormat:PaperbackDimensions:232 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.63 inPublished:August 1, 2008Publisher:Breton BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1895415810

ISBN - 13:9781895415810

Look for similar items by category: