Paul-André Linteau

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The History of Montréal

The Story of a Great North American City

Montreal is one of those unique cities at the crossroads of history. Paul-André Linteau’s The History of Montréal provides essential background for both Montrealers and all those … 206 View
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Hochelaga

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This chapter looks at the early history of the island of Montreal and its colonization by the French. It looks at the Iroquoian/Indigenous and French perspective on this history. 9 $0.90 Add
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Ville-Marie (1642-1665)

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This chapter looks at the founding of Ville-Marie, the context surrounding its settlement by Europeans, and its history throughout the 17th century. 11 $1.10 Add
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The Heart of an Empire

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For close to a century, Montreal was the beating heart of a commercial and political empire that covered a large portion of North America. This chapter explores this aspect of Montreal’s … 10 $1.00 Add
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A Small French Town (1665-1760)

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After our brief look at the fur trade and French expansion in North America, time now to return to the town and its development. Montreal’s political and administrative reorganization from … 12 $1.20 Add
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Conquered (1760-1800)

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This chapter explores the aftermath of the Conquest of 1760, and the experiences of various groups in Montreal. For the people of French origin living in Canada, the Conquest of 1760 had major … 9 $0.90 Add
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A Gateway City for the British Empire (1800-1850)

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This chapter looks at economic and demographic development in Montreal. For the first half of the nineteenth century, Montreal underwent a surprising series of changes. Growth surpassed previous … 18 $1.80 Add
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An Industrial City (1850-1896)

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This chapter explores the changes the city and its people underwent during industrialization, as well as demographic changes and language tensions in the city. Towards the halfway mark of the … 14 $1.40 Add
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Canada’s Leading Metropolis (1896-1914)

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This chapter explores the city’s population growth, social and ethnic divisions, and the nature of city life/the social landscape. Between the end of the nineteenth century and the start of … 16 $1.60 Add
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A North American City (1914-1929)

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This chapter looks at World War 1 and its effects on Montreal. The First World War curbed the sustained period of growth Montreal had enjoyed since the end of the nineteenth century. The city … 12 $1.20 Add
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Depression and War (1930-1945)

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From 1930 onwards, Montreal went through a rocky period that would last for some 15 years. The Great Depression nipped the hopes of the previous decade in the bud and plunged the city into a … 12 $1.20 Add
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A Modern City Emerges (1945-1960)

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The postwar period was a boom time for Montreal in terms of the city’s population, economy, and size. The period was spent making up for lost time, after the hardships of depression and … 15 $1.50 Add
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Fireworks (1960-1976)

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This chapter covers important developments during the 60s in Montreal, including in the realms of language, culture, politics, and gender rights. The Swinging Sixties were a particularly lively … 14 $1.40 Add
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Difficult Days (1976-1994)

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In the 1970s, Montreal entered a long period of weak growth and economic restructuring. Dark, gloomy clouds settled over the city. But, in spite of everything, it continued to be renowned around … 12 $1.20 Add
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Montreal’s Revival (1994…)

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Montreal came alive again at the turn of the twenty-first century; the city developed in terms of population, economics, culture, and geographical distribution. The economy picked up and growth … 12 $1.20 Add
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Conclusion

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