Volume 24, Number 2 (2009)

Table of Contents

Front Matter


The Godfathers of Fogo: Donald Snowden, Fred Earle and the Roots of the Fogo Island Films, 1964-1967
Susan Newhook
The Founding of Harbour Buffett, Placentia Bay, Newfoundland, 1836-1846: A Popular Initiative in Religion and Education
Calvin Hollett
Voting in Newfoundland and Labrador: Turned off by Canadian Elections? Tune in to Canadian Idol!
Alex Marland
(Mal)Nutrition and the ‘Informal Economy’ Bootstrap: The Politics of Poverty, Food Relief, and Self-Help
Seantel Anaïs

Research Notes

Canada’s Plan to Torch St. John’s During the Second World War: Upper-Canadian Arrogance or Tabloid Journalism
Paul Collins

Review Essays

“When you can’t work, that’s it, it’s finished.”
Del Muise
Two Views of Labrador
John C. Kennedy


Anna Kearney Guigné, Folksongs and Folk Revival: The Cultural Politics of Kenneth Peacock’s Songs of the Newfoundland Outports
Doreen Klassen
Kate Story, Blasted
Jennifer Howell
Peter R.Sinclair, and Rosemary E. Ommer, eds., Power and Restructuring: Canada’s Coastal Society and Environment
Donna G. Curtis
Michael Crummey, Galore
Cynthia Sugars