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
In the late 1830s the governments of Britain and Lower Canada, the Catholic Church, and a number of capitalist enterprises began to play a role in the settlement and exploitation of the economically marginal Upper St Francis district of Southern Quebec. British attempts to encourage immigration were largely unsuccessful but
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Presses Paris Sorbonne
Depuis Aristote, le loisir est un temps " libre ", c'est-à-dire propice à la réflexion ou à la méditation, ce que les Grecs considéraient comme le bien suprême de notre existence. Le loisir, pour des hommes libres, c'est l'occasion de penser leur liberté, de choisir la manière dont il vont
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-09-16 - Publisher: Routledge
This is an historical exploration of the US pensioner movements of the late 1920s through to the early 1950s, and the insights they offer policy analysts and researchers on how the forthcoming retirement of the Baby-Boom generation could proceed.