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TitleThe story of our colonies : with sketches of their present condition
AuthorBourne, H. R. Fox (Henry Richard Fox), 1837-1909
PublisherJames Hogg & Son
Place of PublicationLondon, England
DescriptionThis book explains the past, present, and future of Britain's colonies around the world, especially the political and economic advantages they provide to Britain, and how to ensure they continue to do so. Newfoundland appears in both the first and sixth chapters. The first chapter about Britain's earliest colonies includes Newfoundland, as the island held the distinction of being Britain's oldest; the sixth chapter is dedicated entirely to Newfoundland, with topics including the fisheries, the island's history as a colony, and the issues that both ignited and arose from the French Shore Question.
SubjectGreat Britain--Colonies--History
Newfoundland and Labrador--History
Physical Descriptionxiv, 411, 4 p.
Bibliography NoteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Local Call NumberJV 1011 B7 1869
Resource TypeBook
FormatImage/jpeg; Application/pdf
Record NumberCNS-B0344
CollectionCentre for Newfoundland Studies - Digitized Books
RepositoryMemorial University of Newfoundland. Libraries. Centre for Newfoundland Studies
SourcePrint text held in the Centre for Newfoundland Studies
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