Pointe-à-Callière: From Ville-Marie to Montreal

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Les éditions du Septentrion, 1992 - History - 136 pages
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Interpreting data from urban archeological digs in Montreal, this volume examines Pointe-à-Callière, Montreal’s birthplace, revealing why Champlain wanted to establish an outpost at the most beautiful spot on the river. Also featured is the history of Maisonneuve building Ville-Marie, the first French establishment in Montreal.
  

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Contents

FOREWORD
9
Chapter I
17
Chapter II
25
Chapter III
47
Chapter IV
65
Chapter V
83
Chapter VI
97
Conclusion
115
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About the author (1992)

Pauline Desjardins is an anthropologist with training in prehistory who has been working in urban archaeology in Montreal since 1982. Geneviève Duguay is an independent researcher specializing in analysis of material culture and has collaborated on many archaeological works. They both live in Montreal, Quebec.

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