Quebec and Its Historians
The Twentieth Century
Publication Year: 1998
Published by: University of Ottawa Press
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These collected essays show recent developments in Quebec's historiography without necessarily attempting to be exhaustive. Whatever the field, encyclopedic inventories of intellectual works inevitably result in lists of authors and titles—information that can be found in the many and varied reference sources available...
I: Historians and the Quiet Revolution: a Look at the Debates of the Mid-Sixties.
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The two schools of thought that characterize mid-twentiethcentury Quebec historiography took their impetus from two archetypal figures: Canon Lionel Groulx of Montreal, and Abbe Arthur Maheux of Laval University in Quebec City. Each typified certain regional attitudes that crystalized during the 1940s to form a...
II: Changing Views of the Canadian Sixteenth Century: from Narcisse-Eutrope Dionne (1891) to Marcel Trudel (1963).
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A conservative ideology dominated the intellectual life of French Quebec for many years after the abortive 1837-1838 attempt to do away with colonial rule. It was an ideology defined by the clergy and a large sector of the petite bourgeoisie. These middle...
III: The Historiography of New France, 1960-1974: Jean Hamelin to Louise Dechêne.
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In one of his essays, Professor J.R. Hexter
IV: The Relationship Between Ideology and Method: Fernand Ouellet in Economic and Social History of Quebec (1966) and Lower Canada (1976).
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V: Ideology and Quantitative Method: the Rural World of Fernand Ouellet.
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InLes Canadiense, 1759-1775 (Montreal: Fides, 1969), Michel Brunei attacked Fernand Ouellet's use of quantitative method in Economic and Social History of Quebec, issuing a warning to historians and readers "fascinated by the claims of quantitative...
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With few exceptions, the new generation of historians was born during the 1940s. Typical of this generation is its predilection for contemporary history, as exemplified by such scholars as Paul-Andre Linteau, Rene Durocher, and Jean- Claude Robert...
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Publication Year: 1998