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2 edition of present status of the Antigonish Movement in Nova Scotia. found in the catalog.

present status of the Antigonish Movement in Nova Scotia.

Ellie Mae Sowder

present status of the Antigonish Movement in Nova Scotia.

by Ellie Mae Sowder

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Published by UMI in Ann Arbor, Mich, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Facsim. of: Thesis (Ph.D.) - George Peabody College for Teachers, 1967.

The Physical Object
Paginationvi,110 leaves ;
Number of Pages110
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13873525M

The Antigonish Movement is a symbol of an activist heritage in adult education. In this book, Anne Alexander examines the background of this important movement, its activities, and the individuals involved, in order to show its continuing relevance to practitioners of adult education today. A history of the County of Antigonish, Nova Scotia. -- by D. J. Rankin, unknown edition.

Things to Do in Antigonish, Nova Scotia: See Tripadvisor's traveler reviews and photos of Antigonish tourist attractions. Find what to do today, this weekend, or in August. We have reviews of the best places to see in Antigonish. Visit top-rated & must-see attractions. Antigonish, NS, incorporated as a town in , population (c), (c). The Town of Antigonish is situated on a small plain just over a kilometre from Antigonish Harbour. Located midway between Halifax and Sydney, it is a university community which is also a market and service centre for surrounding communities. It is well known.

  St. Francis Xavier University was established in Antigonish in , having been founded in in Arichat, Cape Breton and originally called the College of East Bay after East Bay, Nova Scotia. Antigonish, Nova Scotia Antigonish, N.S., Canada Travel, Tourism and Adventure Located on St. Georges Bay of the Northumberland Strait. Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada rests on the southwest corner of Antigonish Harbour in St. Georges Bay of the Northumberland Strait. The community is an educational hub in the region and has a history deep in Gaelic traditions.


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Present status of the Antigonish Movement in Nova Scotia by Ellie Mae Sowder Download PDF EPUB FB2

History. Antigonish had been the location of an annual Mi'kmaq summer coastal community prior to European settlement. The original definition of the name has been lost as the Mi'kmaq language has undergone many revisions over the last two centuries. The first European settlement took place in when Lt.

Colonel Timothy Hierlihy of the Royal Nova Scotia Volunteer Regiment received a large Country: Canada. A comprehensive case study is presented of the Antigonish Movement in eastern Nova Scotia. Originally founded to combat poverty and exploitation, it has functioned since under the extension department of St.

Francis Xavier University, Antigonish. The Movement brought education into the lives of ordinary working people and introduced group learning into adult education. The Antigonish Movement, born out of the socio-economic conditions existing in eastern Nova Scotia during the s and set in motion by the creation of the Extension Department of St Francis Xavier University in with the Roman Catholic priest and professor Moses Michael Coady as its director, is one of a number of economic movements that have emerged in Western countries over the past.

A.B. MacDonald was the managing director of the Nova Scotia Credit Union League since its inception in He and other organizers helped start the Canadian Livestock Cooperative in Moncton, New Brunswick with its two branches in Nova Scotia – the Canadian Livestock Co-operative in Sydney and Eastern Co-operative Services in Antigonish.

Get this from a library. The big picture: the Antigonish movement of eastern Nova Scotia. [Santo Dodaro; Leonard Pluta] -- "In the s, when the competitive, free market system lay in ruins and the competing systems of fascism and communism were gaining strength, the Antigonish Movement emerged offering a "middle way.".

The Antigonish Movement blended adult education, co-operatives, microfinance and rural community development to help small, resource-based communities around Canada's Maritimes to improve their economic and social circumstances.

A group of priests and educators, including Father Jimmy Tompkins, Father Moses Coady, Rev. Hugh MacPherson and A.B. MacDonald led this movement from a base.

Nova Scotia, Canada, Marriages, This database contains marriage bonds from Nova Scotia dating from and civil registration marriage records dating from Information recorded in these records includes information such as: names of bride and groom, their ages, marital status, marriage date, and marriage place.

The Principles of the Antigonish Movement In Professor Harry Johnson, an economics instructor at StFX who was also involved in the work of the Extension Department, gave a lecture at Acadia University, in which he defined the six principles he claimed to be “the essence of the philosophy on which the Antigonish Movement is based.”.

The following is a list of books available through the Nova Scotia Regional Library about Antigonish. They include historical as well as genealogical books. I *doubt* if this is an all-inclusive list. I would appreciate it if anyone who visits this site and knows of other books that could be included on this list to please send the information.

Antigonish Movement, a social and economic movement sponsored by the Extension Department of St Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, Nova Scotia. During the s, following several decades of adversity in fishing, mining and agriculture in eastern Nova Scotia, St Francix Xavier became involved in a series of social and economic programs, and.

A history of the county of Antigonish, Nova Scotia by Rankin, Duncan Joseph, Publication date Topics Antigonish County (N.S.) -- Genealogy, Antigonish County (N.S.) -- History Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS.

Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Trent University Library Donation. The Antigonish Movement came to be known throughout the world.

Now, two StFX economics professors, Dr. Santo Dodaro and Dr. Leonard Pluta, have published a book, The Big Picture: The Antigonish Movement of Eastern Nova Scotia with McGill-Queen’s University Press, which traces the history of this remarkable experiment from its beginning in the.

Antigonish County is a county in the province of Nova Scotia, is located in northern Nova Scotia on the Northumberland Town of Antigonish and Municipality of the County of Antigonish are the two largest incorporated municipalities in the county.

In addition to these three core aspects, the story and lessons of the Antigonish Movement continue to be studied and critically assessed in the coursework of a number of disciplines at St.F.X.

As well, other programs and services on the St.F.X. campus give expression to the mission of social justice and community cooperation.

The Antigonish Movement originated with the establishment of the Extension Department of St Francis Xavier University inwith Reverend Moses Coady as director. Guided by the social teaching of the Catholic Church, the movement promoted an array of economic activity and attracted widespread attention around the world.

Tumultuous upheavals—this phrase captures the situation faced by the Roman Catholic Church in the Diocese of Antigonish in Nova Scotia in the. A history of the Home and School movement in Nova Scotia from to Antigonish County Books, Documents, and Pamphlets A Star in the Apple: Excerpts from the memoirs of Mary Helen Falt.

Antigonish is a beautiful university town located in the Highland heart of Nova Scotia, between Halifax and Cape Breton Island.

Home to St. Francis Xavier University, it has a lively downtown full of one-of-a-kind boutique shops and excellent restaurants, all within walking distance of Micro Boutique Living. The Big Picture: The Antigonish Movement of Eastern Nova Scotia.

// Canadian Catholic Historical Association Bulletin;Spring, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p3. The article reviews the book "The Big Picture: The Antigonish Movement of Eastern Nova Scotia," by Santo Dodaro and Leonard Pluta.

This book, published inis Coady's account of the development of the program of adult education and economic cooperation sponsored by St. Francis Xavier University, in Antigonish, Nova Scotia. The Antigonish Movement, through mass meetings, the organization of numerous small clubs, and discussion circles, resulted in people facing their.

Antigonish Legion, Antigonish, Nova Scotia. likes 6 talking about this 1, were here. This is the Facebook page for most happenings at the Antigonish branch of the Royal Canadian Legion.All Book Search results » Bibliographic information.

Title: A History of the County of Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Volume 1 A History of the County of Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Duncan Joseph Rankin Issue 42 of Canadiana reprint series: Author: Duncan Joseph Rankin: Edition: reprint: Publisher: Mika Pub., ISBN: X, Town of Antigonish, Antigonish, Nova Scotia.

3K likes. The Town of Antigonish is a small community located in the northeastern corner of Nova Scotia.