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Slavery in 18th-century Quebec

In this morning’s Montreal Gazette, columnist John Kalbfleisch writes about slavery in 18th-century Quebec and the ads his publisher once ran. He writes that “slaves were used mainly as indoor domestics rather than as outdoor field hands. . .Most farms … Continue reading


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Newly translated book reveals Quebec’s history of slavery

On the last day of Black History Month and two days before 12 Years a Slave won an Oscar for Best Picture, the Globe and Mail ran an article, 200 years a slave: the dark history of captivity in Canada, about … Continue reading

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