Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-12-06 - Publisher: University of Toronto Press
Patrician Liberal examines the life and career of a neglected figure in Canadian history, Sir Henri-Gustave Joly de Lotbinière. This book provides a detailed account of Joly’s political career as Quebec premier, Cabinet minister in the Laurier government, and lieutenant-governor of British Columbia, as well as his public role as
The history of the north-shore railways provides a case study in the complexities of industrial development in nineteenth-century Quebec. As this study so clearly demonstrates, Quebec paid a high price in making its contribution to linking Canada by steel a mari usque ad mare.