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Foreword xiii

Introduction 1

Part I: New France (1524-1754) 7

Chapter 1: Looking for China - and Finding Quebec! (1524-1610) 9

Chapter 2: Founding a Colony (1611-1660) 25

Chapter 3: Exploring a Continent (1661-1701) 41

Chapter 4: A French Province (1701-1754) 55

Part II: Conquered but Still Alive (1754-1867) 71

Chapter 5: The Coming of the English (1754-1763) 73

Chapter 6: The American Temptation (1763-1790) 85

Chapter 7: The Birth of Lower Canada and the Parti Canadien (1791-1822) 97

Chapter 8: From the Repression of the Patriotes to the Act of Union (1823-1840) 111

Chapter 9: Responsible Government and Religious Awakening (1840-1860) 125

Chapter 10: Confederation (1860-1867) 137

Part III: Survival (1867-1939) 149

Chapter 11: "Riel, Our Brother, Is Dead" (1867-1896) 151

Chapter 12: Conscription (1897-1928) 163

Chapter 13: The Depression (1929-1938) 175

Part IV: The Quiet Reconquest (1939-1967) 189

Chapter 14: War (1939-1944) 191

Chapter 15: Le Chef (1944-1959) 203

Chapter 16: The "Quiet Revolution" (1959-1962) 217

Chapter 17: The Reforms Continue (1963-1967) 231

Part V: Province or Country? (1967 to Today) 247

Chapter 18: Revolt (1967-1972) 249

Chapter 19: The Opening of James Bay and the Election of the Parti Quebecois (1973-1979) 263

Chapter 20: Federalism: A Risk Worth Taking (1980-1987) 279

Chapter 21: Almost a Country (1987-1995) 295

Chapter 22: Balanced Budget and Reasonable Accommodation (1996-2012) 311

Part VI: The Part of Tens 327

Chapter 23: Ten Mythical Personalities 329

Chapter 24: Ten Quebec Symbols 337

Chapter 25: Ten Quebec Landmarks 345

Index 353

About the Author

Eric Bedard received his PhD from McGill University, and has a degree in international affairs from the Institute of Political Studies in Paris. A professor at the University of Quebec, he is the author of Les Reformistes , for which he won the Clio-Quebec award from the Canadian Historical Association.

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