Julian Gwyn

Professor emeritus of the University of Ottawa, Julian Gwyn earned his MA at McGill and DPhil at Oxford. He taught the history of the British Isles, British colonial history, and early American history at the University of Ottawa from 1961 to 1996. An award-winning author, most of his publications reflect his keen interst in the history of pre-Confederation Nova Scotia. His books include The Enterprising Admiral: The Personal Fortune of Admiral Sir Peter Warren; The Royal Navy and North America: The Warren Papers, 1736-1752; La Chute de Louisbourg… 1745 (with Christopher Moore); Excessive Expectations: Maritime Commerce and the Economic Development of Nova Scotia, 1740-1870; An Admiral for America: Sir Peter Warren, Vice Admiral of the Red, 1703-1752; Frigates and Foremasts: The British Navy in Nova Scotia Waters, 1745-1815; Ashore and Afloat: The British Navy and the Halifax Naval Yard before 1820.

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