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A place in the sun : Haiti, Haitians, and the remaking of Quebec

Author: Sean Mills
Publisher: Montreal ; Kingston : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2016.
Series: Studies on the history of Quebec, 31.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"What is the relationship between migration and politics in Quebec? How did French Canadians' activities in Haiti influence Quebec society? How did Haitian migrants shape debates about language, class, nationalism and sexuality? In exploring these questions, A Place in the Sun breaks new historiographical ground by challenging the traditional tendency to view migrants as peripheral to Quebec history. Mills begins by  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Libros electronicos
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sean Mills
ISBN: 9780773598478 0773598472 9780773598485 0773598480 9780773546455 0773546456 9780773546448 0773546448
OCLC Number: 1105449885
Description: 1 online resource (1 recurso electrónico.).
Contents: PART ONE --
1. Language, Race, and Power --
2. Missionaries and Paternalism --
PART TWO --
3. Poetics of Exile --
4. Internationalism and the National Question --
5. Migrants and Borders --
6. Location of Knowledge --
7. Sex, Race, and Sovereign Dreams.
Series Title: Studies on the history of Quebec, 31.
Responsibility: Sean Mills.

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A richly drawn portrait of Haiti in Quebec, of Quebec through Haiti, and the ways in which migrants transform societies.  Read more...

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"This important book illuminates a little-known and important story, offering a richly nuanced portrait of the Haitian immigrant experience in Montreal. An exemplary work of cultural and social Read more...

 
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