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Voice of the vanishing minority [electronic resource] : Robert Sellar and the Huntingdon Gleaner, 1863-1919 / Robert Hill.

By: Hill, Robert, 1932-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Montreal [Que.] : McGill-Queen's University Press, c1998Description: 1 online resource (xii, 378 p.) : ill., facsims., map, ports.ISBN: 0773517367 (bound); 9780773517363 (bound); 9780773567252 (electronic bk.); 0773567259 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Sellar, Robert, 1841-1919 | Huntingdon gleaner | Newspaper editors -- Qu�ebec (Province) -- Eastern Townships -- Biography | Canada -- English-French relations -- History | Eastern Townships (Qu�ebec) -- Biography | Sellar, Robert, 1841-1919 | Huntington gleaner | R�edacteurs en chef -- Qu�ebec (Province) -- Cantons-de-l'Est -- Biographies | Canada -- Relations entre anglophones et francophones -- Histoire | Sellar, Robert, 1841-1919 -- Views on nationalism | Sellar, Robert, 1841-1919 -- Career in journalism --editing | Gleaner | Nationalism -- Qu�ebec (Province) -- History -- 19th century | Nationalism -- Qu�ebec (Province) -- History -- 20th century | Canadians, English-speaking -- Qu�ebec (Province) -- History -- 19th century | Canadians, English-speaking -- Qu�ebec (Province) -- History -- 20th century | Canada -- Politics and government -- 19th century | Canada -- Politics and government -- 20th century | BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Historical | HISTORY / Canada / GeneralGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Voice of the vanishing minority.DDC classification: 971.4/603/092 Online resources: EBSCOhost Review: "At the turn of the century Robert Sellar, editor of the Huntingdon Gleaner in Quebec's historic Chateauguay Valley, was the most-quoted rural newspaperman in Canada. His controversial opinions on Confederation, national policy, and especially French-Canadian nationalism sparked debate across Canada and around the world. Widely regarded as the authentic voice of the English-speaking minority, Sellar attempted to alert the rest of Canada to the threat of ultramontane clericalism and French-Canadian nationalism emanating from Quebec." "Exploring the earliest origins of "English exodus" and the English-speaking minority rights battle in Quebec, Voice of the Vanishing Minority makes for timely reading in light of recent developments in Quebec."--BOOK JACKET.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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"At the turn of the century Robert Sellar, editor of the Huntingdon Gleaner in Quebec's historic Chateauguay Valley, was the most-quoted rural newspaperman in Canada. His controversial opinions on Confederation, national policy, and especially French-Canadian nationalism sparked debate across Canada and around the world. Widely regarded as the authentic voice of the English-speaking minority, Sellar attempted to alert the rest of Canada to the threat of ultramontane clericalism and French-Canadian nationalism emanating from Quebec." "Exploring the earliest origins of "English exodus" and the English-speaking minority rights battle in Quebec, Voice of the Vanishing Minority makes for timely reading in light of recent developments in Quebec."--BOOK JACKET.

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