“If we are to build upon the past with any degree of reverence and respect for the unique heritage that is the city of Kingston today, this volume is required reading.” – Flora MacDonald, Former MP for Kingston and the Islands
“This book argues that Kingston’s essential task is to continue celebrating its local distinctiveness ." Peter Milliken, Speaker of the House, Parliament of Canada
About the Author
Brian S.Osborne is a professor of geography (emeritus) at Queen’s University, author of The Rock and the Sword: A History of St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, and former President of the Kingston and Ontario Historical Societies.
Donald Swainson was a professor of history at Queen’s University and an engaged citizen of the city. He is the author of Sir John A. MacDonald: The Man and the Politician and Personalizing Place: In Defence of Local History: The Kingston Case. _________________