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Top 5 books recommended for French Canadian research

Vancouver-based blogger Yvonne Demoskoff lists the top five books she uses for her French Canadian research. Which books would you add to her list?  

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Pre-election discount on books about Quebec history

In the days leading up to the Quebec provincial election on April 7, Montreal-based Baraka Books offers a 20 percent discount on books about the history of the province. In a news item on their website about the discount, they explain: … Continue reading

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More books about the Irish in Quebec

Further to yesterday’s post, Books about the Irish in Quebec, here are a few more books. Burns, Patricia. The Shamrock and the Shield: An Oral History of the Irish in Montreal. Montreal, Véhicule Press, 2005. Many of these stories are … Continue reading

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Books about the Irish in Quebec

One of my favourite Irish Montrealers put together this terrific reading list about the Irish in Quebec. Callaghan, Sharon. Paths of Opportunity. Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec: Shoreline Press, 2009. If your Irish ancestors lived in Montreal from the 1840s to 1930, this book . … Continue reading


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