Quebec History

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Austerity and Resistance: Lessons from the 2012 Quebec Student Strike
Garneau, Marianne
Article
2012
The student strike in Quebec has ended, in a rather clear victory. After a seven month-long struggle — the longest of its kind in Quebec history — students have won a cancellation of the proposed tuit...
Canada's 1960s: The Ironies of Identity in a Rebellious Era
Palmer, Bryan D.
Book
2008
A history of social movements of the 1960s, including Canada’s student and anti-war movements, the rise of women’s liberation, labour agitation, and Quebec’s independence movement.
Capitalism and the National Question in Canada
Teeple, Gary
Book
1972
Essays examining a variety of questions about Canada's past, from a Marxist perspective.
Chartrand, Michel: Connexipedia Article
Article
Quebec union leader and activist. (1913-2010).
Cité libre: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
Article
Was an influential political journal published in Quebec, Canada, through the 1950s and 1960s.
Front de libération du Québec: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
Article
A organization that used propaganda and terrorism to promote the emergence of an independent Québec.
A History of Canadian Wealth
Myers, Gustavus
Book
1914
Myers lays bare the corruption, swindling, land deals, and bribery that are at the basis of Canadian history. This is Canada's past seen through the eyes of a muckraker.
Manoir Richelieu Dispute: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
Rioux, Michel
Article
Few labour disputes have included such dramatic developments as the eventful Manoir Richelieu conflict, which shook Quebec in December 1985 when the Parti Québécois government sold the property, a ren...
Quebec - A Double Revolution
Lemoi, B. Roy
Article
1964
Discusses Quebecois nationalism in the early 1960s.
The Quebec general strike 1972
Sweetman, George "Mick"
Article
The story of one of the largest working class rebellions in American history. 300,000 workers participated in North America's largest general strike to that date, radio stations were seized, factories...
Stolen Continents: The "New World" Through Indian Eyes
Wright, Ronald
Book
1992
A history of the Americas through Native eyes.
The Struggle for Quebec: Spokesman Pamphlet No. 13
Fekete, John
Book
1971
Essays analyzing class struggles in Quebec in, and leading up to, 1971.
The Swastika and the Maple Leaf: Fascist Movements in Canada in the Thirities
Betcherman, Lita Rose
Book
1975
Betcherman deals with Adrien Arcand and other leading Canadian fascists of the 1930s, as well as Swastika Clubs, and fascist movements in the west.
Vallieres, Pierre: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
Gordon, Stanley
Article
Writer, radical. (1938-1998).
Working Class Experience: Rethinking the History of Canadian Labour, 1800-1991
Palmer, Bryan D.
Book
1983
From nineteenth-century tavern life to late twentieth-century cinema, from rough canallers and the first stirrings of craft unionism to contemporary public-sector strikes, this books provides a sweepi...

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Canadian Encyclopedia
The full text of The Canadian Encyclopedia and its related resources has been made available online by the Historica Foundation as a public service since 1999. Since its publication in book form in 1985, The Canadian Encyclopedia ...

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Le Centre d'histoire et d'archives du travail
Le Centre d'histoire et d'archives du travail (CHAT) se consacre à la préservation de la mémoire des syndicats québécois, menacée en l'absence d'une intervention concertée. Il a pour mission de sensib...
Dictionary of Canadian Place Names
Rayburn, Alan
1997
Includes 6,200 names of Canadian cities, towns, lakes, rivers, national parks, mountains, capes, channels and bays.

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Radical America - Volume 6 Number 5
Special Issue: Quebec
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1972
An analysis of the Quebec general strike of 1972 and its roots in Quebec history.