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A short history of Quebec

Author: John Alexander Dickinson; Brian J Young
Publisher: Montreal ; Ithaca : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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"A Canadian classic, A Short History of Quebec offers a concise yet comprehensive overview of the province from the pre-contact native period to present-day constitutional struggles. The authors bring a refreshing perspective to the history of Quebec, focusing on the social and economic development of the region and its diverse peoples. Engagingly written, this expanded and updated second edition is an ideal  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Alexander Dickinson; Brian J Young
ISBN: 0773523936 9780773523937 0773524509 9780773524507
OCLC Number: 49843881
Description: xxv, 431 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: The Native People and the Beginnings of New France --
Preindustrial Quebec, 1650s-1810s --
Preindustrial Society and Economy --
Economy and Society in Transition, 1810s-1880s --
Politics and Institutions in Transition, 1810s-1880s --
Industrial Capitalism, 1890s-1930s --
Church, State, and Women in Capitalist Society, 1890s-1930s --
From Depression to Quiet Revolution --
The Quiet Revolution --
Contemporary Quebec: A Distinct Society.
Responsibility: John A. Dickinson and Brian Young.

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