The History Of Montreal: The Story Of Great North American City by Paul-andre LinteauThe History Of Montreal: The Story Of Great North American City by Paul-andre Linteau

The History Of Montreal: The Story Of Great North American City

byPaul-andre LinteauTranslated byPeter Mccambridge

Paperback | April 15, 2013

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This book tells the fascinating story of Montreal, Canada, from prehistoric time through the 21st century. From the Iroquoian community of Hochelaga to the bustling economic metropolis that Montreal has become, this account describes the social, economic, political, and cultural forces and trends that have driven the city’s development, shedding light on the city's French, British, and American influences. Outlining Montreal's diverse ethnic and cultural origins and its strategic geographical position, this lively account shows how a small missionary colony founded in 1642 developed into a leading economic city and cultural center, the thriving cosmopolitan hub of French-speaking North America.

Paul-André Linteau is a professor of history at the Université du Québec à Montréal and the head of the History Collection of Les Éditions du Boréal, one of Quebec's leading French-language publishing houses. He is the author of many books on the history of Quebec and Canada and the recipient of the International Canadian Studies Award...
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Title:The History Of Montreal: The Story Of Great North American CityFormat:PaperbackDimensions:200 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.68 inPublished:April 15, 2013Publisher:Baraka BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1926824776

ISBN - 13:9781926824772

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“Linteau has succeeded in producing a short, punchy, popular history of Montreal.”
—Paul Gessell, Quill & Quire