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In Search of Quebec Conservatives

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In Search of Quebec Conservatives

From the Archives: The Dorchester Review has been covering the distinctive conservatism of Quebec since our premier issue in 2011. Here's D.C. Belanger's review from that issue.

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The Bogus History of Angélique

Frederic Bastien French Canada Indigenous

The Bogus History of Angélique

The fanciful notion that New France was a slave society evaporates like a drop of water under the desert sun, writes Frédéric Bastien

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Napoleon and the French Canadians

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Napoleon and the French Canadians

By Serge Joyal    THERE ARE MANY Napoleons. Aside from the real person who existed and is revered or despised, anything linked to him is bound to attract avid interest. The last of his bicorne hats, belonging to the personal collection of the late Prince Rainier of Monaco, was sold at auction in 2014 for $1.9 million euros ($US 2.3 million). It was bought not by a French, British, or American collector but by Kim Hong-Kuk, the South Korean chairman of the Harim Group, a food conglomerate.(1) The bicorne is now displayed in the atrium of its new headquarters in...

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The Patience of Job

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The Patience of Job

James Carson bids us to “reimagine” that St. John Brébeuf, the Jesuit martyr, was “never martyred” but “died for reasons indigenous to the time and place he inhabited, for reasons that rest squarely on the deep beliefs of the people who had welcomed him.” Historian Christopher Blum is not convinced.

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