Vive Quebec!: New Thinking and New Approaches to the Quebec Nation

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Michel Venne
James Lorimer & Company, Apr 16, 2001 - History - 222 pages
Published in 2001, this collection brings together the province's leading writers and thinkers in a lively and challenging debate about Quebec nationalism.
This collection of articles from leading Quebec intellectuals debates such topics as the federal government's clarity bill, the prospects for another referendum, and Quebec's place in Canada. Included are leading writers, politicians and thinkers spanning a wide range of viewpoints including Charles Taylor, Gregory Baum, Jean Charest and Lucien Bouchard.
Vive Quebec! is a vital introduction to the issues of concern in contemporary Quebec society.
 

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Contents

Cultural Nation Political Nation
19
Emerging from Survival Mode
49
Quebec Society in the Era of Globalization
70
Our Republic in America
87
The Challenge of the Pluralist Option
119
and Sovereign Nation
137
Defence and Illustration of a Nation Torn
155
Intellectuals in Search of the Quebec Nation
171
Biographical Notes
187
Index
217
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About the author (2001)

MICHEL VENNE is the associate editor-in-chief of Le Devoir. The author of books and essays and winner of two prestigious awards for outstanding journalism, he was a parliamentary correspondent for many years before taking on his current post.

ROBERT CHODOS is an experienced author and translator who has published widely in the fields of Canadian business, politics, and transportation and of Quebec history. Among his most recent books are The Unmaking of Canada (1991), Lost in Cyberspace? (1997), and Paul Martin: A Political Biography (1998), all co-written with Rae Murphy and Eric Hamovitch, and all published by Lorimer.

LOUISA BLAIR is a native of Quebec City who now work as a writer, editor and translator in Toronto.

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