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Austerity and Resistance: Lessons from the 2012 Quebec Student Strike
Garneau, Marianne
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.
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
Essays examining a variety of questions about Canada's past, from a Marxist perspective.
Chartrand, Michel: Connexipedia Article
Quebec union leader and activist. (1913-2010).
Cité libre: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
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
A organization that used propaganda and terrorism to promote the emergence of an independent Québec.
A History of Canadian Wealth
Myers, Gustavus
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
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...
Our Generation: Volume 7 Number 3
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Quebec - A Double Revolution
Lemoi, B. Roy
Discusses Quebecois nationalism in the early 1960s.
The Quebec general strike 1972
Sweetman, George "Mick"
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
A history of the Americas through Native eyes.
The Struggle for Quebec: Spokesman Pamphlet No. 13
Fekete, John
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
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
Writer, radical. (1938-1998).
Working Class Experience: Rethinking the History of Canadian Labour, 1800-1991
Palmer, Bryan D.
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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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...
The Class Bases of Language Policy in Quebec, 1949 - 1975
Coleman, William
Published in Studies in Political Economy 3 (1980)
Dictionary of Canadian Place Names
Rayburn, Alan
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)
An analysis of the Quebec general strike of 1972 and its roots in Quebec history.
Reve/cauchemar: Allende's Chile and the Polarization of the Quebec Left in the 1970s
MA Thesis,Queen's University, 2014
Barry-Shaw, Nik