Social Movements

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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

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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Hard Slow Beginnings

From: A People's History of Quebec

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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
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If Mainstream Feminism Says Everything Can Be Feminist, Is Everything Feminist?

From: Take Back the Fight

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In the Introduction, the author first discusses abortion, both its personal and political aspects. The limitations of feminism to make lives better for racialized, Indigenous, disabled and queer … 12 $1.20 Add
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A Royal Colony

From: A People's History of Quebec

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This chapter continues to explore Quebec’s early history, from 1663 on. It looks at tensions and interactions between the French, British, and Indigenous nations living in Nouvelle-France, … ; 13 $1.30 Add
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White Supremacy and the First Feminist Waves in Canada

From: Take Back the Fight

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In the first chapter, the author narrates the history of the first feminist movement in Canada until the collapse of the National Action Committee on the Status of Women. She focuses on the … 18 $1.80 Add
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A New People is Born

From: A People's History of Quebec

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This chapter explores the emergence of a new culture and identity in what is now Canada/Quebec. It touches on relations between Canada and Europe, and the process of Canadians becoming distinct … ; 8 $0.80 Add
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Neoliberalism and Decentralized Activism

From: Take Back the Fight

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The second chapter, Neoliberalism and Decentralized Activism, provides background on neoliberal economic policy and considers the role of it in the destruction of social movements via the ways it … 20 $2.00 Add
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A Conquest Foretold

From: A People's History of Quebec

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This chapter explores the aftermath of the Treaty of Utrecht, exploring military and economic developments in Canada/Quebec during the 18th century. This chapter covers the 7 Years’ War, … ; 25 $2.50 Add
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Feminism in the Digital Era

From: Take Back the Fight

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The third chapter, Feminism in the Digital Era, looks at how digital technologies have shaped feminism, via having new ways to organize. It also considers the weaknesses of such platforms in the … 16 $1.60 Add
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Former Enemies Forced to Live Together

From: A People's History of Quebec

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This chapter looks at the aftermath of the English conquest: French-English tensions in Quebec, policies and assimilation attempts, the Quebec Act, and various military and legal battles. ; 14 $1.40 Add
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Social Movement Organizations as a Vehicle for Change

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Chapter four, Social Movement Organizations as a Vehicle for Change, first unpacks what movement organizations are, looking at the campaign for maternity leave as a case study, and then … 18 $1.80 Add
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Debating and Re-Debating What Is Feminism

From: Take Back the Fight

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Debating and Re-Debating What is Feminism, chapter five, articulates the importance of holding debates, and the need for a location for hosting debates. She asserts that debate skills are … 22 $2.20 Add
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Heading for Confrontation

From: A People's History of Quebec

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This chapter explores escalating French-English tensions after 1793 in Canada. It touches on controversies over uniting Upper and Lower Canada, the Parti Patriote led by Louis-Joseph … ; 20 $2.00 Add
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A New Constitution in the Offing

From: A People's History of Quebec

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This chapter looks at the aftermath of the Act of Union. Topics include the controversy of deciding Canada’s capital, the formulation of even more distinct English and French Canadian … ; 15 $1.50 Add
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Disseminating Feminist Knowledge in the Digital Era

From: Take Back the Fight

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Disseminating Feminist Knowledge in the Digital Era, chapter six, argues for the importance of and need for locations for sharing feminist knowledge and debate, and for developing activist … 22 $2.20 Add