A Short History of Quebec by John Alexander Dickinson and Brian J. Young
This fully revised edition of A Short History of Quebec includes expanded coverage of Quebec’s political history, consideration of recent historiographical interpretations, updated tables and bibliography, a chronology, and new illustrations.
In a new chapter on contemporary Quebec, the book examines the 1995 referendum, discusses the ideological shifts and societal changes in Quebec under the Bouchard government, and considers Quebec’s place in North America in the wake of NAFTA. A Short History of Quebec offers a concise yet comprehensive overview of the province from the pre-contact native period to the death of Pierre Trudeau in 2000. The authors provide an insightful perspective on the history of Quebec, focusing on the social, economic, and political development of the region and its peoples.
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