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

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 … 216 View
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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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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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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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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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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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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
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The Hatred of Democracy

From: In Defiance

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How well does democracy work when the issues become polarized? The student debate raises the issues of decision making: out in the open or only at the ballot box? What happens when the media … ; 11 $1.10 Add
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The Quiet Conservatism of a Colonized People

From: Quebec in Question

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A brief survey of Quebec political, social and economic history from 1840 to 1945 22 $2.20 Add
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The Infantilization of Quebec

The Myth of Unity

From: National Dreams

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The author presents the opposing view points on the Battle of Quebec. For generations, while Quebec historians characterized the Battle of Quebec as a catastrophe, English-Canadian historians … 49 $1.96 Add
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The Revolt of the Rich

From: In Defiance

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A discussion of the financing of universities and class tensions over who controls the financing and how it affects access to education. The relationship between education and social change, … ; 13 $1.30 Add
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The Springtime of Quebec

From: Quebec in Question

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A brief account of political and social developments in Quebec 1945-65, the "quiet revolution" and the conditions that led to emergence of demands for sovereignty. 13 $1.30 Add
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Excellence?

From: In Defiance

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When neoliberals and orthodox conservatives talk about the need for excellence in universities, what kind of elitism are they thinking about? Their vision for universities, being similar to their … ; 14 $1.40 Add