Myths, memory & lies Quebec"s intelligentsia and the fascist temptation, 1939-1960 by Esther Delisle

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  • Fascism -- Québec (Province) -- History,
  • Nationalism -- Québec (Province) -- History -- 20th century,
  • Intellectuals -- Québec (Province) -- Political activity,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Québec (Province),
  • Québec (Province) -- Politics and government -- 20th century,
  • Québec (Province) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century

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Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

Other titlesMyths, memory, and lies
StatementEsther Delisle ; translated by Madeleine Hébert.
LC ClassificationsF1053 .D37 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination271 p. ;
Number of Pages271
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL72350M
ISBN 101552070158, 1552070085
LC Control Number99173068

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