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The Halifax catastrophe

The Halifax catastrophe

forty views showing extent of damage in Canada"s historic city as the result of terrific explosion on Thursday, December 6th, 1917, which killed 1200 men, women and children, injured 3000 and rendered 6000 homeless, causing property damage of nearly $50,000,000

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Published by Royal Print & Litho in Halifax [N.S.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Halifax (N.S.) -- History -- Explosion, 1917.,
  • Halifax (N.S.) -- Description and travel.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titles40 views of the Halifax disaster
    Statementissued by Royal Print & Litho Ltd.
    SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 85245
    ContributionsRoyal Print & Litho Limited.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 microfiche (28 fr.)
    Number of Pages28
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18786454M
    ISBN 100665852452

    Excerpt from ‘The Great Halifax Explosion’ Book details collision of 2 ships and the explosion that altered a city, residents and relations between Canada and : John U. Bacon.   A double take at the Halifax Explosion, Canada's greatest disaster Terra Arnone: Cuthbertson's take is a touch more academic than Bacon's riveting account, but .

    When social workers arrived on the scene after the Halifax explosion it marked the beginning of the transition from a charity model of social welfare to a profession of trained and paid social workers. The newly arrived social workers had to practise their skills in the context of Halifax’s prevailing class structures, where, traditionally, well-off volunteers passed judgment on their poorer.   For his PhD dissertation at Columbia University, he de-constructed the Halifax explosion. "Catastrophe and Social Change," published in , was the .

      Catastrophe and social change: based upon a sociological study of the Halifax disaster by Prince, Samuel Henry. Publication date Topics Social psychology, Explosions -- Nova Scotia Halifax, Disasters, Halifax (N.S.) -- History Publisher New York: Columbia University CollectionPages: Relates the harrowing tale from World War I in which two towns were leveled and nearly 2, people killed when two warships collided in Halifax Harbour and then a blizzard dumped more than a foot of snow on the area, hampering relief efforts.


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