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A Distinct Alien Race

The Untold Story of Franco-Americans - Industrialization, Immigration, Religious Strife

“The French number more than a million in the United States…. They are kept a distinct alien race, subject to the Pope in matters of religion and of politics. Soon…they will govern you, … 394 View

A People’s History of Quebec

This lively guide to Quebec history tells the fascinating story of the settlement of the St. Lawrence River Valley over nearly 500 years. But it also tells of the Montreal and Quebec-based … ; 209 View

Charging Ahead

Hydro-Québec and the Future of Electricity

Hydro-Québec manages one of the largest power grids on the continent. It is among the most profitable, the least expensive and the greenest. With a stunning renewable energy rate of 99.8 … ; 320 View

History of the Jews in Quebec

The presence of Jews in Quebec dates back four centuries. Quebec Jewry, in Montreal in particular, has evolved over time, thanks to successive waves of migration from different regions of the … 490 View

In Defiance

On February 7, 2012, as students in Quebec prepared to vote to go on strike, Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois gave a rousing speech: “What you do today will be remembered. The decision you make will … ; 186 View

Jeannie’s Demise

Abortion on Trial in Victorian Toronto

August 1, 1875, Toronto: The body of a young woman is discovered in a pine box, half-buried in a ditch along Bloor Street. So begins Jeannie’s Demise, a real-life Victorian melodrama that … 198 View

Montreal and the Bomb

WINNER OF THE HUBERT REEVES 2021 AWARD FOR SCIENCE COMMUNICATORS This one is a story peopled by leading figures of modern nuclear physics, bold chemists, and scientists accused of spying. The one … 208 View

Montreal, City of Secrets

Confederate Operations in Montreal During the American Civil War

“Barry Sheehy lays out the case for the involvement of the Confederates in a concise and convincing manner showing once and for all that Booth could not have carried out his plot without … ; 300 View

Quebec in Question

This new edition of Marcel Rioux’s bestselling history of Quebec offers an interpretation of the dramatic events of the seventies and the victory of the Parti Quebecois. Written by an … 218 View

The First Jews in North America

The Extraordinary Story of the Hart Family, 1760-1860

“Vaugeois’s fascinating account, amply illustrated by archival documents, is a valuable contribution to the history of Quebec, Canada and minority-majority relations.” The … ; 380 View

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

Through the Mill

Girls and Women in the Quebec Cotton Textile Industry, 1881-1951

Girls and women were essential to industrialization in Canada, particularly in the cotton textile industry, which was concentrated in Quebec. In 1891, for example, more than 2000 girls and women … 324 View

Wrestling with Colonialism on Steroids

Quebec Inuit Fight for Their Homeland

For decades, the Inuit of northern Québec were among the most neglected people in Canada. It took The Battle of James Bay, 1971-1975, for the governments in Québec City and Ottawa to … 132 View


From: Quebec in Question

The intellectual foundations of the movement for Quebec sovereignty are set out in this brief, influential book first published in 1969. The book offers an account of Quebec history that … 1 $0.10 Add

Hard Slow Beginnings

From: A People's History of Quebec

This chapter explores Quebec’s early history, starting in 1534. It touches on key figures, tensions, and events in this early period. ; 11 $1.10 Add


From: The History of Montréal

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