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A short history of Quebec

a socio-economic perspective
  • 306 Pages
  • 3.27 MB
  • 311 Downloads
  • English
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Copp Clark Pitman , Toronto
Québec (Province) -- History, Québec (Province) -- Economic conditions, Québec (Province) -- Social condi

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Québec (Prov

StatementBrian Young, John A. Dickinson.
ContributionsDickinson, John Alexander.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF1052.95 .Y68 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination306 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2133458M
ISBN 100773047565
LC Control Number88198605

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This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. A Short History of Quebec Book Description: John A. Dickinson and Brian Young bring a refreshing perspective to the history of Quebec, focusing on the social and economic development of the region as well as the identity issues of its diverse peoples.

A Canadian classic, A Short History of Quebec now takes into account such issues as the referendum, recent ideological shifts and societal changes, considers Quebec's place in North America in the light of NAFTA, and offers reflections on the Gerard Bouchard-Charles Taylor Commission on Accommodation and Cultural Differences in Engagingly written, this expanded and updated.

A Short History of Quebec. John A. Dickinson and Brian Young bring a refreshing perspective to the history of Quebec, focusing on the social and economic development of the region as well as the identity issues of its diverse peoples.

This economic history of Quebec from early contact to early 21st century, focuses on the familiar names and dates as well as lesser known times and groups of people.

In addition to being packed 4/5(4). As an English Quebecer, this book was a very good reminder of the wonderful history of Quebec, from the very early days of Samuel Champlain to the Referendum in - they all play a role in how wonderful Quebec is as a distinct society and how wonderful the people are - all because of the diversity of cultures, language, and the heart of A short history of Quebec book people/5(60).

A Peoples History of Quebec by Jacques Lacoursiere (translated by Robin Philpot) is a neat little history of Canadas Province of Quebec. The book covers Canadas/Quebecs founding by Jacques Cartier in all the way up to about Lacoursieres book was written in and not translated by Philpot into English until /5.

Written by two of Quebec's most respected historians, "A Short History of Quebec" offers a concise yet comprehensive overview of the province from the pre-contact native period to the present-day.4/5(4). In a nutshell, Ouellet insisted that Quebec's history offers "more support for the thesis of backwardness and for that of modernization".

[30] For the French Canadians, the chief debate among historians involves the conquest and the incorporation into the British Empire in [31].

A Short History of Quebec offers a concise yet comprehensive overview of the province from the pre-contact native period to the death of Pierre Trudeau in The authors provide an insightful perspective on the history of Quebec, focusing on the social, economic, and political development of the region and its peoples/5(52).

Written by two of Quebec's most respected historians, A Short History of Quebec offers a concise yet comprehensive overview of the province from the pre-contact native period to the present-day. John A.

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Dickinson and Brian Young bring a refreshing perspective to the history of Quebec, focusing on the social and economic development of the region as well as the identity issues of its diverse peoples. A Short History of Quebec offers a concise yet comprehensive overview of the province from the pre-contact native period to the death of Pierre Trudeau in The authors provide an insightful perspective on the history of Quebec, focusing on the social, economic, and political development of the region and its peoples.

"A Canadian classic, A Short History of Quebec offers a concise yet comprehensive overview of the province from the pre-contact native period to present-day constitutional struggles.

The authors bring a refreshing perspective to the history of Quebec, focusing on the social and economic development of the region and its diverse peoples. The city of Quebec was founded in by Samuel de Champlain.

He began a trading post there. During the 17th century and the early 18th century Quebec grew slowly. In this sesquicentennial year, I was casting about for a short history of Canada for foreign visitors and came across Morton's book. It was originally published thirty years ago but this sixth edition updates it to the end of the Liberal reign under Martin.

I found it quite a delightful canter through history since Confederation.4/5(22). A SHORT HISTORY OF MONTREAL, QUEBEC, CANADA. By Tim Lambert.

Early Montreal. In the French explorer Jacques Cartier reached the island of Montreal. Then ina group of French settlers led by Paul de Chomedey de Maisonneuve went to Montreal.

The new. Hi TinTin25, Well if you are truly new to Canadian History, I suggest you start at the beginning. Pierre Esprit Radisson ( - ) was an amazing man who lived in New France (Quebec City) when the city was just being was a Coureur des Bois (Fur Trader & Voyageur) who was captured by Indians, and went on to become a renowned explorer and mapper of huge portions of North American.

A Canadian classic, "A Short History of Quebec" now takes into account such issues as the referendum, recent ideological shifts and societal changes, considers Quebec's place in North America in the light of NAFTA, and offers reflections on the Gerard Bouchard-Charles Taylor Commission on Accommodation and Cultural Differences in Throughout the book the authors debate the conclusions of other historians while stating their own positions; this is done in such clear discourse that A Short History of Quebec is an engaging and pleasurable read.

There are plenty of illustrations, and suggestions for further reading after each chapter. The Short History of Quebec Detail of early Montreal area, Inthe Frenchman, Jacques Cartier, made his first of three voyages to New France, claiming possession in the name of France.

History Québec has had a tumultuous history and, by Canadian standards, a very long and complicated one. At the time of European exploration, the entire region was fully settled and controlled by various Aboriginal groups, all of whom are resident today, including the Mohawks along the St Lawrence River, the Cree above them, the Innu still further north and east, and the Inuit in the remote.

The Morrin Centre reflects four major periods of Quebec City history and bears witness to the French- and English-language communities that contributed to its heritage and made it what it is today. Royal Redoubt () In the days of New France, the Redoute Royale, or Royal Redoubt, stood on the site of the Morrin Centre.

These enclosed defensive works were adjacent to the original city. Heather O'Neill in Montreal. Heather O'Neill is a novelist, poet, screenwriter and journalist. Thu 29 Oct EDT Last modified on Wed 21 Aug EDT. The Body’s Place, Élise Turcotte. Sheila Fischman, trans. (Cormorant Books) In her afterword to the New Canadian Library edition of Mad Shadows, poet and novelist Daphne Marlatt refers to the “astonishingly iconoclastic writing activity in Quebec, particularly among its women writers.”Unquestionably, fiction by Francophone women in Quebec constitutes some of the most Author: Steven Beattie.

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A short history of Quebec. Montréal, Québec ; London: McGill-Queen's University Press. MLA Citation. Dickinson, John Alexander. and Young, Brian J. A short history of Quebec / John Dickinson and Brian Young McGill-Queen's University Press Montréal, Québec ; London Australian/Harvard Citation.

Dickinson, John Alexander. It was the rise of Quebec patriotism and the Lower Canada Rebellion, Giller Prize for the best Canadian novel or book of short stories in English; Governor General's Awards for the best Canadian fiction, poetry, a short history of Canadian literature.

Methuen.Quebec, city, port, and capital of Quebec province, Canada. One of the oldest cities in Canada—having celebrated its th anniversary in —Quebec city has old-world character and charm. It is the only remaining walled city in North America north of Mexico and was .Modern History Sourcebook: Samuel de Champlain: The Foundation of Quebec Learn About Heritage.

Bonjour Québec's Québec Across the Centuries - A Brief History. Se Souvenir Du Québec (mainly in French, some links in English) with numerous links on history, war leaders, genealogy, etc.

City Under a Siege. Wikipedia's History of Québec.