A Wholesome Horror

Poor Houses in Nova Scotia
by Brenda Thompson
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Publisher: SSP Publications

Publication Date: October 31, 2018

ISBN: 9780986873386

Binding: Kobo eBook

Availability: eBook

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Brenda Thompson’s poignant treatise on the treatment of the poor in Nova Scotia and the evolution of private and government-subsidized poor houses. None of these 32 buildings remain. This is a very important book that makes us pause and ask serious questions.