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By Louise Dechêne

Dechêne's paintings, while first released, constituted a big milestone within the improvement of technique and use of resources. Her systematic exam of adverse and big documentary collections blazed a few new trails for different researchers. Her really appropriate mixing of numerical information and "qualitative" findings makes this e-book one of many infrequent examples of "new heritage" that avoids the extremes of statistical abstraction and anecdotal antiquarianism. Habitants and retailers in Seventeenth-Century Montreal gained the Governor-General's Award and the Garneau Medal from the Canadian old organization whilst it first seemed in French.

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