Fresh from the printer this week: two new books from the Studies on the History of Quebec Series that look at how people lived in 19th-century Montreal.
BEYOND BRUTAL PASSIONS: Prostitution in Early Nineteenth-Century Montreal
By Mary Anne Poutanen
A social history exploring the intersections between those accused of prostitution, their neighbours, families,...
Calixa Lavallée, the composer of “O Canada,” was the first Canadian-born musician to achieve an international reputation. While primarily remembered for the national anthem, Lavallée and his work extended well beyond Canada.
In ANTHEMS AND MINSTREL SHOWS, Brian Thompson analyzes Lavallée’s music, letters, and published writings, as...
Here's a round-up of prizes recently awarded to MQUP authors. CONGRATULATIONS to the winners and all of the finalists, from the folks here at MQUP.
2015 DONALD SMILEY PRIZE
Awarded by the Canadian Political Science Association
WINNER: Bruce Smardon, ASLEEP AT THE SWITCH: The Political Economy of Federal Research and Development...