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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
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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

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
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The 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

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
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Foreword

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
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Introduction

From: In Defiance

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Introduction and background to the events that resulted in the Quebec student strike of 2011 and 2012, including a discussion of the provincial government’s attempts to raise tuition fees. ; 7 $0.70 Add
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Introduction

From: The Lac-Mégantic Rail Disaster

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Overview of the town of Lac-Mégantic, its relation to railroads, and the rail disaster of 2013, placed within the context of government deregulation of key industries like transportation and … 6 $0.60 Add
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Introduction

From: The History of the Jews in Quebec

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The introduction lays out the contents of the book and outlines some key topics and concerns in regards to Jewish history in Quebec. 8 $0.80 Add
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Long, Rough Osmosis

A Political History of Nunavik, Part 1

From: Wrestling with Colonialism on Steroids

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This chapter covers the early history of Nunavik, stressing that though Nunavik was merged with Quebec in 1912, the provincial government was absent from the territory for 5 decades. The chapter … 18 $1.80 Add
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Preface

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A Twelve-Vote Margin

From: In Defiance

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How student organizations engaged students on various campuses and fostered mass meetings and voting on the strike. ; 12 $1.20 Add
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The Quebec Question

From: Quebec in Question

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A brief account of the political circumstances in Quebec in the late 1960s, and the emergence of separatist support among the francophone population. 10 $1.00 Add
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Forerunners and Founders, 1627–1900

From: The History of the Jews in Quebec

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This chapter outlines the context for the emergence of a Jewish presence in Quebec; it examines where the Jewish population in Quebec came from, their integration, and the challenge of … 52 $5.20 Add
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Introduction

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Inuit Negotiate the James Bay Agreement

Part 1

From: Wrestling with Colonialism on Steroids

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In this chapter, Zebedee examines the James Bay hydro-electric project, the lack of consultation with the Cree of James Bay during planning of this project, the foundation of Indigenous … 44 $4.40 Add