Western and Eastern Rambles
Joseph Howe was not yet a prominent politician in 1828, when he began publishing in the Novascotian a series of sketches which form a literary composite of his business trips around the province. In these Rambles he spoke as an observer bent on recording his impressions of his native province. HoweJoseph: Joseph Howe (1804-73) was owner, publisher, and editor of the NovaScotian , one of the best newspapers in British North America; leader of the Reform (Liberal) party in Nova Scotia and many times member of its Legislative Assembly; successful champion of the freedom of the press; premier of Nova Scotia; member of parliament and the dominion cabinet; president of the Privy Council; secretary of state for the Canadian provinces; lieutenant-governor of Nova Scotia. ParksM.G.: M.G. Parks was the chairman of the Department of English of Dalhousie University, Halifax.
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