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Newfoundland and Labrador English

Sandra Clarke

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748626168
eISBN:
9780748671519
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748626168.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This volume constitutes the first comprehensive overview of the variety of Canadian English spoken in Newfoundland and Labrador, long recognized as linguistically distinct within North America. It ... More


The Emergence of a Mixed Society in Cape Verde in the Seventeenth Century

TOBY GREEN

in Brokers of Change: Atlantic Commerce and Cultures in Pre-Colonial Western Africa

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265208
eISBN:
9780191754180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265208.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter illuminates how a mixed cultural framework developed in the 17th century on Cabo Verde. Following commercial and ecological collapse at the end of the 16th century, the island Creole ... More


War and Trade in Eighteenth-Century Newfoundland

Olaf Uwe Janzen

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781927869024
eISBN:
9781786944429
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781927869024.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

The final journal in the Research in Maritime History series offers a selection of papers by Olaf U. Janzen concerning the maritime history of eighteenth-century Newfoundland, reprinted from various ... More


Status without Stature: Newfoundland, 1869–1949

James K. Hiller

in Canada and the British Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199563746
eISBN:
9780191701900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563746.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the government and political history of Newfoundland during the period from 1869 to 1949. Newfoundland was the smallest of the colonies of settlement (in terms of population) to ... More


Introduction: history, geography and demography

Sandra Clarke and Andrew Erskine

in Newfoundland and Labrador English

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748626168
eISBN:
9780748671519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748626168.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter introduces Newfoundland and Labrador English as a distinct speech variety, which though recognizably North American remains close to its southwest British and southern Irish roots. It ... More


Sample texts

Sandra Clarke and Andrew Erskine

in Newfoundland and Labrador English

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748626168
eISBN:
9780748671519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748626168.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter presents transcriptions of nine texts, along with linguistic commentary, drawn from interviews with Newfoundlanders and Labradorians representing a broad range of regional varieties. ... More


Jack of All Trades

Peter Earle

in The Earles of Liverpool: A Georgian Merchant Dynasty

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381731
eISBN:
9781781382301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381731.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

William engaged in many other activities during his slaving years. They include trade to the Mediterranean, the shipment of mahogany and other West Indian goods from Jamaica and Honduras and the ... More


Atlantic oligarchy: Ireland in the early English Atlantic world

David Brown

in Empire and Enterprise: Money, Power and the Adventurers for Irish Land during the British Civil Wars

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526131997
eISBN:
9781526152107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526132000.00008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Chapter 1 is a survey of English and Irish enterprises in the Atlantic, 1620–41, that led to the emergence of the merchant oligarchy that became the leadership of the Adventure for Irish land in ... More


Survey of previous work

Sandra Clarke and Andrew Erskine

in Newfoundland and Labrador English

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748626168
eISBN:
9780748671519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748626168.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter provides a summary of the literature relating to Newfoundland English, from the late 16th century to the present. It outlines the contributions to the description of local features, ... More


The Newfoundland Fisheries, c. 1500-1900: A British Perspective

David J. Starkey and Michael Haines

in The Exploited Seas: New Directions for Marine Environmental History

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973007312
eISBN:
9781786944733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007312.003.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

David J. Starkey and Michael Haines analysis the qualitative and quantitative material held in English archives, pertaining to the fisheries of Newfoundland between 1500-1900. Their results indicate ... More


Testing Ecological Models: The Influence of Catch Rates on Settlement of Fishermen in Newfoundland, 1710-1833

Ransom A. Myers

in The Exploited Seas: New Directions for Marine Environmental History

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973007312
eISBN:
9781786944733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007312.003.0002
Subject:
History, Maritime History

Ransom A. Myers studies three Newfoundland bays in order to test Scott Gordon’s maxim that renewable resource exploitation becomes unprofitable over time as new exploiters enter the system until ... More


The Peak Whaling Season at Aquaforte, 1904

Anthony B. Dickinson and Chesley W. Sanger

in Norwegian Whaling in Newfoundland: The Aquaforte Station and the Ellefsen Family, 1902-1908

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780973007305
eISBN:
9781786944740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007305.003.0006
Subject:
History, Maritime History

Chapter six is concerned with peak whaling season of 1904 and the subsequent effect on the local industry. It continues to detail the family history of the Ellefsens, and their expansion into lumber ... More


Concluding Remarks

Anthony B. Dickinson and Chesley W. Sanger

in Norwegian Whaling in Newfoundland: The Aquaforte Station and the Ellefsen Family, 1902-1908

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780973007305
eISBN:
9781786944740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007305.003.0008
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This final chapter considers the state of Newfoundland and Labrador Whaling from 1908 through to 1972, whilst also tracing the Ellefsens continuing involvement in whaling after their return to ... More


To the Manor Born: Catholics in the Southern English Colonies, 1633–1763

James M. Woods

in A History of the Catholic Church in the American South, 1513–1900

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035321
eISBN:
9780813039046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035321.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Religion

English Catholicism took on its own distinctive characteristic as an upper-class sect in which the landed gentry dominated. The manors of these lords now became the centers for the Catholic ... More


Sea Ice, Seals, and Settlement: On Climate and Culture in Newfoundland and Labrador

Christopher B. Wolff, Donald H. Holly Jr., and Victor D. Thompson

Leslie Reeder-Myers, John A. Turck, and Torben C. Rick (eds)

in The Archaeology of Human-Environmental Dynamics on the North American Atlantic Coast

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813066134
eISBN:
9780813058344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066134.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The cultural history of Newfoundland and Labrador is linked with the sea. The European occupation of this subarctic region was dependent on the abundance of Atlantic cod and other marine resources, ... More


A Beothuk skeleton (not) in a glass case: rumours of bones and the remembrance of an exterminated people in Newfoundland – the emotive immateriality of human remains

John Harries

in Human Remains in Society: Curation and Exhibition in the Aftermath of Genocide and Mass-Violence

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526107381
eISBN:
9781526120694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526107381.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter tells the story of the Beothuk people in Newfoundland, hunter-gatherers indigenous to this northern island. The Europeans, mostly English and Irish, came in the 18th and 19th centuries. ... More


Are We on the Air?

Chris Brookes

in Reality Radio, Second Edition: Telling True Stories in Sound

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469633138
eISBN:
9781469633152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633138.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Chris Brookes conjures masterful features, mostly for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Feature, as the word is used in Canada, Australia, and Europe, refers to a radio genre more boldly ... More


On the Move: Work and Mobility in Newfoundland

George Gmelch and Sharon Bohn Gmelch

in In the Field: Life and Work in Cultural Anthropology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520289611
eISBN:
9780520964211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520289611.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

In a five-year interdisciplinary team research project on the migration and mobility patterns of rural Newfoundlanders, the author learns the strengths and drawbacks of collaborative research. In ... More


If at First You Don’t Succeed …

Michael Brian Schiffer

in Power Struggles: Scientific Authority and the Creation of Practical Electricity Before Edison

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262195829
eISBN:
9780262283120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262195829.003.0017
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter describes intercontinental communication by means of telegraph, which was essentially Samuel Morse’s dream of America getting connected to Asia through underwater cables that could ... More


“Une Petite Republique” in Southwestern Newfoundland: The Limits of Imperial Authority in a Remote Maritime Environment

Olaf Uwe Janzen

in People of the Northern Seas

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588528
eISBN:
9781786944917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588528.003.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

Olaf Janzen’s essay is the first in the volume’s initial section examining livelihoods dependant on the ocean; seamen, fishermen, and explores the origin and multiple disruptions of French fishing ... More


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