As She Began: An Illustrated Introduction to Loyalist Ontario

April 8, 2021
As She Began: An Illustrated Introduction to Loyalist Ontario

As She Began, an illustrated introduction to LoyalistOntario, provides a general guide to tAhe most crucial period inOntario's history, 1775 to 1800, when thousands of refugees fromthe American Revolution streamed into the land between the lakes,giving Ontario its geographic shape and political destiny.Concentrating on the personal and social aspect of the loyalistmigration, Bruce Wilson looks at the origins, the background, themotives, and the later successes of themen and women who were onthe losing side of a civil war and were forced to start life overagain in a wilderness.As She Began is lavishly illustrated with maps and over50 contemporary sketches and paintings from many diffierentcollections.