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The history of Montréal the story of a great North American city by Paul AndrГ© Linteau

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Published by Baraka Books in Montréal .
Written in English


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From the Iroquoian community of Hochelaga to the bustling economic metropolis that Montreal has become, Linteau 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, he 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.

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StatementPaul-André Linteau ; translated by Peter McCambridge
LC ClassificationsF1054.5.M857 .L563 2013
The Physical Object
Pagination204 p.
Number of Pages204
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27150956M
ISBN 101926824776
ISBN 109781926824772
LC Control Number2013414687

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