The Bridge at Qu bec

  • Auteur: William D. Middleton
  • ISBN: 9780253337610
  • Date de sortie: 2001
  • Collection: Indiana University Press
  • Total Download: 3005
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"The Bridge at Quebec provides a full account of the long effort to build a bridge across the St. Lawrence at this difficult site, with particular emphasis on the extraordinary story of the failure of the first bridge, its engineers and their fateful decisions, the terrible collapse of August 29, 1907, and the human tragedies that accompanied it, and the lessons that its story holds even today for engineers and builders as they continue to extend the boundaries of technology. Fully illustrated, the book makes clear to the general reader and technical audience alike the engineering and technical issues involved in this story of one of the world's greatest bridges."--BOOK JACKET.

Quebec

  • Auteur: Serge Courville
  • ISBN: 0774858478
  • Date de sortie: 2009-01-01
  • Collection: UBC Press
  • Total Download: 4241
  • Total Read: 8220

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In this richly documented work, Serge Courville tells the geographical history of Quebec from the appearance of the first humans through to the present day. This detailed and erudite book maps major stages of Quebec's development, providing a geographical record of the many social relationships that over time created a sense of place. Landscape, Courville shows, is the keeper of memory, the record of successive changes, and a witness to the genesis of the new. Places that were once agricultural, then left to waste and ruin, are today revivified by tourism. Areas that now house office buildings were long ago open playgrounds where children ruled. Drawing on vast research, Courville shows how, in spite of the turbulence Quebec often endures � or perhaps because of it � the land itself may be seen as an important participant in the history of its peoples. Quebec: A Historical Geography was originally published by Les Presses de l'Universit� Laval as Le Qu�bec: Gen�ses et mutations du territoire.

Lonely Planet Quebec

  • Auteur: Steve Kokker
  • ISBN: 9781740590242
  • Date de sortie: 2002
  • Collection: Lonely Planet
  • Total Download: 8578
  • Total Read: 7675

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Dogsled in the far north, disco in downtown Montréal, ski the Laurentians or drive along the scenic St Lawrence. This comprehensive guide, written by a homegrown author, is your ticket to ‘La Belle Province,’ from the cobbled streets of Québec City to the katajaq (throat singing) of Nunavik.

Ulysses Quebec

  • Auteur: Hunter Publishing
  • ISBN: 9782894647110
  • Date de sortie: 2006-04-01
  • Collection: Hunter Publishing, Inc
  • Total Download: 1737
  • Total Read: 9071

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Montreal and Quebec City

  • Auteur: Regis St. Louis
  • ISBN: 1741791707
  • Date de sortie: 2010
  • Collection: Lonely Planet
  • Total Download: 8961
  • Total Read: 8811

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Two authors, 46 days of incity research, 20 detailed maps, countless poutine eaten. Expanded coverage of Quebec City, inside and outside the walls. Dedicated Drinking and Nightlife chapters help you paint the town rouge. Content updated daily -visit www.lonelyplanet.com /Canada/Montreal for up-to-theminute reviews, updates and traveler insights.

Conflict and Language Planning in Quebec

  • Auteur: Richard Y. Bourhis
  • ISBN: 9780905028255
  • Date de sortie: 1984
  • Collection: Multilingual Matters
  • Total Download: 7722
  • Total Read: 2396

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Journals of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Quebec

  • Auteur: Québec (Province). Legislature. Legislative Assembly
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  • Date de sortie: 1873
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  • Total Read: 8859

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