An Unstoppable Force: The Scottish Exodus to Canada

An Unstoppable Force: The Scottish Exodus to Canada

by Lucille H. Campey

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Overview

This book provides the first exhaustive study of the great Scottish exodus to Canada written in modern times. Using wide-ranging sources, some previously untapped, Lucille Campey examines the driving forces behind the Scottish exodus and traces the remarkable progress of Scottish colonizers across Canada. Mythology and truth are considered side by side as their story unfolds. Scots had a profound impact on Canada and shaped the course of its history. This book is essential reading for those who wish to understand why they came and the enormity of their achievements in Canada.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781550028119
Publisher: Dundurn Press
Publication date: 06/01/2008
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Born in Ottawa, Lucille Campey now lives near Salisbury, England. Her father's pride in his Scottish roots stimulated her interest in Scottish emigration to Canada. A graduate of Ottawa University, she later acquired a Doctorate from Aberdeen University for her studies of emigration history. She has written seven books thus far on the Scottish exodus to Canada.

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"An Unstoppable Force is well written and produced, with good maps and many illustrations integrated into the text. It will interest everyone wishing to understand the place of the Scots in Nova Scotian and Canadian history."

...a vivid history lesson...the book is a precise telling of the Scottish influence on Canadian life.

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