By Patrice Dutil
Though consistently supported via many associates, and elected through the folk 3 times to the Quebec legislature, Langlois's rules and profession were forgotten. during this publication, Patrice Dutil brings again to lifestyles the coterie of freemasons, free-thinkers, self-taught rebels and Liberal sympathizers that formed electoral coalitions, fixed courses in favour of academic reform, got rid of a premiere from place of work, fought corruption and duplicity and compelled Montreal into new administrative preparations. Liberal progressivism--a specific strand of political pondering in Quebec that stretches from the rougisme of the 19th century to the quiet revolution of the Sixties, is explored and outlined because it takes motion on the municipal, provincial and federal levels.
"Patrice Dutil's seminal paintings is destined to refresh our realizing of Canadian and Quebec turn-of- the-century politics and of the decisive impact that Montreal municipal politics had at the governments in Ottawa and Quebec City... it is a tale informed with no complacency or self-satisfaction, freed from intellectualist jargon, a heady story mentioned at complete throttle in an easy and transparent way." From the preface by means of Gérard Pelletier
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