Pointe-a-Calliere: From Ville-Marie to Montreal

Pointe-a-Calliere: From Ville-Marie to Montreal

by Pauline Desjardins


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Pointe-a-Calliere: From Ville-Marie to Montreal by Pauline Desjardins, Genevieve Duguay

Interpreting data from urban archeological digs in Montreal, this volume examines Pointe-à-Callière, Montreal’s birthplace, revealing why Champlain wanted to establish an outpost at the most beautiful spot on the river. Also featured is the history of Maisonneuve building Ville-Marie, the first French establishment in Montreal.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9782921114745
Publisher: Baraka Books
Publication date: 04/01/1992
Pages: 136
Product dimensions: 8.10(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Pauline Desjardins is an anthropologist with training in prehistory who has been working in urban archaeology in Montreal since 1982. Geneviève Duguay is an independent researcher specializing in analysis of material culture and has collaborated on many archaeological works. They both live in Montreal, Quebec.

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