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Vive Quebec!

New Thinking and New Approaches to the Quebec Nation

Edited by Michel Venne, Translated by Louisa Blair and Robert Chodos

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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.

Translators' Note
I Introduction
Rethinking the Nation, or How to Live TogetherMichel Venne
II Essays
1 Cultural Nation, Political Nation - Charles Taylor
2 Building the Quebec Nation: Manifesto for a National Coalition - Gerard Bouchard
3 From "Winning Conditions" to "Meaningful Conditions" - Daniel Jacques
4 Emerging from Survival Mode - Serge Cantin
5 Rethinking Quebec (in the Canadian Landscape)- Jocelyn Letourneau
6 Quebec Society in the Era of Globalization - Gilles Gagne
7 Nationalism and Social Movements Against Market Hegemony - Gregory Baum
8 Our Republic in America - Marc Chevrier
9 Between Nations and Society - Gilles Bourque
10 Pluralist Modernity in Quebec: From Nationality to Citizenship - Jane Jenson
11 The Challenge of the Pluralist Option - Danielle Juteau
12 Quebec and Aboriginal People - Denys Deldge
13 Quebec as a Political, Democratic and Sovereign Nation - Claude Bariteau
14 An Inclusive Nation That Does Not Deny its Origins - Michel Seymour
15 Defence and Illustration of a Nation Torn - Jacques Beauchemin
III Afterwords
16 Intellectuals in Search of the Quebec Nation - Guy Rocher
17 A Nation That Transcends Political Disagreements - Jean Charest
18 Drawing Conclusions from Our Nationhood Lucien Bouchard
Biographical Notes

"With its theme of the 'thinking about the Quebec nation,' this book is firmly oriented towards the future rather than towards history."

- Jean Charest

"This is a new beginning. I believe that what we see in this book has gone beyond the embryonic stage. A new impetus has been given to reflection on the Quebec nation..."

- Lucien Bouchard

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Publication Details:

Binding: Paperback, 222 pages
Publication Date: 16th April 2001
ISBN: 9781550287349
Format: 9in x 6in

BISAC Code:  HIS006000, POL022000
Imprint: Lorimer


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