A Short History of Quebec / Edition 3

A Short History of Quebec / Edition 3

by John Dickinson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0773524509

ISBN-13: 9780773524507

Pub. Date: 10/28/2002

Publisher: McGill-Queens University Press


In a new chapter on contemporary Quebec, the book examines the 1995 referendum, discusses the ideological shifts and societal changes in Quebec under the Bouchard government, and considers Quebec's place in North America in the wake of NAFTA. A Short History of Quebec offers a concise yet comprehensive overview of the province from the pre-contact native period to…  See more details below

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In a new chapter on contemporary Quebec, the book examines the 1995 referendum, discusses the ideological shifts and societal changes in Quebec under the Bouchard government, and considers Quebec's place in North America in the wake of NAFTA. A Short History of Quebec offers a concise yet comprehensive overview of the province from the pre-contact native period to the death of Pierre Trudeau in 2001. The authors provide an insightful perspective on the history of Quebec, focusing on the social, economic, and political development of the region and its peoples. Engagingly written, this expanded and updated third edition is an ideal starting place to learn about Quebec.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780773524507
Publisher:
McGill-Queens University Press
Publication date:
10/28/2002
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
456
Product dimensions:
6.04(w) x 8.76(h) x 1.33(d)

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Table of Contents

Illustrations

Tables

Figures

1 The Native People and the Beginnings of New France 3

2 Preindustrial Quebec, 1650s-1810s 28

3 Preindustrial Society and Economy 65

4 Economy and Society in Transition, 1810s-1880s 106

5 Politics and Institutions in Transition, 1810s-1880s 154

6 Industrial Capitalism, 1890s-1930s 198

7 Church, State, and Women in Capitalist Society, 1890s-1930s 238

8 From Depression to Quiet Revolution 271

9 The Quiet Revolution 305

10 Contemporary Quebec: A Distinct Society 345

Bibliography 379

Chronology 419

Index 423

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