Quebec

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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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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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Preface

From: Jeannie's Demise

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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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Chapter 1

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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Introduction

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1. Jeannie and Her Family

From: Jeannie's Demise

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This chapter provides a brief family history and biography of Jeannie Gilmour, a woman who died in Toronto in 1875 after a failed abortion. The chapter explores her family’s immigration to … 17 $1.70 Add
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A Generation No One Was Counting On

From: In Defiance

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The meetings at some schools attract thousands of students, and the debates about the strike heat up. This chapter asks why this particular generation of students became vocal and active so quickly. ; 9 $0.90 Add
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From Frenchmen to Habitants

From: Quebec in Question

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A brief account of Quebec’s history from its founding to the defeat of France in 1755 and the end of the French regime in Canada. 17 $1.70 Add
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2. Arthur and Alice

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The Defeated Keep the Faith

From: Quebec in Question

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A brief survey of Quebec social, political and economic history from 1755 to the rebellion of 1837-38. 29 $2.90 Add
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The Constitution of 1867

From: Rivals for Power: Ottawa and the Provinces

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Detailed description of the sections of the British North America Act that created a union of three colonies and a federal structure with four provinces and a federal government.. 11 $1.10 Add