Biographies de personnages historiques, politiques et militaires

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François-Albert Angers

Animateur influent des réseaux intellectuels entre les années 1930 et 1980, militant dynamique associé au mouvement nationaliste et indépendantiste, et expert économique proche des milieux politiques, ...

Chartier de Lotbinière sur tous les fronts (1723-1798)

La trajectoire de Michel Chartier de Lotbinière est spectaculaire. Entre sa naissance à Québec en 1723 et sa mort à New York en 1798, cet ingénieur de formation s’est fait soldat, astronome, explorateur, ...

Women Winning Office

Par (auteur) Peggy Nash
Catégories: Élections et référendums

When Peggy Nash first decided to run for elected office, she had no idea where to start, who to contact, or what the rules were. For those who are underrepresented in political life, politics can seem ...

Flora!

Flora Isabel MacDonald – politician, humanitarian, adventurer, and role model for a generation of women – was known across Canada and beyond simply as Flora. In her memoir, co-authored by award-winning ...

What Was Said to Me

A narrative of resistance and resilience spanning seven decades in the life of a tireless advocate for Indigenous language preservation.

Life histories are a form of contemporary social history and convey ...

Robert Bond

Elected to Newfoundland’s House of Assembly in 1882, Robert Bond served as a member of government and opposition—and notably as prime minister—in an era filled with challenges that still resonate ...

Almost Feral

On July 2, 2015, influential social activist Gemma Hickey began a 908-kilometre walk across Newfoundland to raise awareness and funds for survivors of religious institutional abuse. Almost Feral celebrates ...

Holocaust to Resistance, My Journey

Born to Jewish parents in Paris in 1941, Suzanne was hidden from the Nazis on a farm in rural France. Alone after the war, she lived in Communist-run orphanages, where she gained a belief in peace and ...

A Forgotten Hero

In one of the most amazing rescues of WWII, the Swedish head of the Red Cross rescued more than 30,000 people from concentration camps in the last three months of the war. Folke Bernadotte did so by negotiating ...

Lieutenant Governors of British Columbia, The

Par (auteur) Jenny Clayton
Avant-propos de Janet Austin
Catégories: Histoires des Amériques

Chronologically arranged and rich with photographs, this work by historian Jenny Clayton paints a vivid picture of the lives of BC’s first 29 Lieutenant Governors, offering a unique perspective on the ...