Vol 19, No 2 (2003)

Table of Contents


"The Devil's In The Details": Benign Neglect and the Erosion of Heritage in St. John's, Newfoundland
C. A. Sharpe
“A Matter of Custom and Convenience”: Marriage Law in Nineteenth-Century Newfoundland
Trudi Johnson
“The scuttlework of empire”: A Postcolonial Reading of Wayne Johnston’s The Colony of Unrequited Dreams
Paul Chafe
“What is to be Done for Failed Marriages?” The Supreme Court and the Recovery of Jurisdiction over Marital Causes in Newfoundland in 1948
Christopher English, Sara Flaherty
Searching for Rights in the Age of Activism: The Newfoundland-Labrador Human Rights Association, 1968-1982
Dominique Clément

Symposium Presentations

The Culture of Place
Bernice Morgan
Culture and Country: The Role of the Arts and Heritage in the Nationalist Revival in Newfoundland
Shane O'Dea


Joan Clark. Latitudes of Melt.
Valerie Legge
Harry A. Cuff et al., eds. Where Once We Stood. The Newfoundland Quarterly 100th Anniversary Anthology.
Olaf U. Janzen
Gordon Inglis. Death and Breakfast: A Mystery.
Derek Yetman
Kevin Major. As Near to Heaven by Sea: A History of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Jeff A. Webb
Gary L. Saunders. So Much Weather!: Facts, Phenomena and Weather Lore from Atlantic Canada.
Philip Hiscock
Richard MacKinnon. Vernacular Architecture in the Codroy Valley.
Peter Ennals
Joanne Soper-Cook. Waterborne.
Derek Yetman
Jerry Bannister. The Rule of the Admirals: Laws, Customs, and Naval Government in Newfoundland, 1699-1832.
Logan Atkinson
Malcolm MacLeod. Connections: Newfoundland’s Pre-Confederation Links with Canada and the World.
Edward MacDonald
Lawrence Mathews. The Sandblasting Hall of Fame.
Wayne Grady
Robert Mellin. Tilting: House Launching, Slide Hauling, Potato Trenching, and other Tales from a Newfoundland Fishing Village.
Michael J. Chiarappa