Founding Fathers: The Celebration of Champlain and Laval in the Streets of Quebec, L878-1908

By Marshall, Peter | British Journal of Canadian Studies, May 2005 | Go to article overview

Founding Fathers: The Celebration of Champlain and Laval in the Streets of Quebec, L878-1908


Marshall, Peter, British Journal of Canadian Studies


Ronald Rudin, Founding Fathers: the Celebration of Champlain and Laval in the Streets of Quebec, l878-1908 (Toronto University of Toronto Press, 2003, 290pp. Cloth. £40.00. ISBN 0-8020-645-7. Paper: £15.00. ISBN 0802084796.

The publication by H.V. Nelles in l999 of The Art of Nation Building delivered a splendid study of the tercentenary of Champlain's founding of Quebec City. If Ronald Rudin now returns to the subject he does so in an account that both complements and extends that initial investigation: anyone interested in the form and significance of commemorations must consult both works. Their scope is not identical. Rudin pays equal attention to the process by which the accidental discovery in l877 of the remains of Mgr François de Laval was prelude to an unexampled reburial the following year. This provided, under clerical direction, a dramatic expression of national identity. It also served to stimulate a campaign of a somewhat different nature to recognize the founding role of Champlain. Laval's significance was overwhelmingly Québécois: Champlain was to be celebrated as the founder of Canada, to whose historical role English and Protestants might equally pay respect and offer financial support. …

The rest of this article is only available to active members of Questia

Already a member? Log in now.

Notes for this article

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items

Items saved from this article

This article has been saved
Highlights (0)
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

Citations (0)
Some of your citations are legacy items.

Any citation created before July 30, 2012 will labeled as a “Cited page.” New citations will be saved as cited passages, pages or articles.

We also added the ability to view new citations from your projects or the book or article where you created them.

Notes (0)
Bookmarks (0)

You have no saved items from this article

Project items include:
  • Saved book/article
  • Highlights
  • Quotes/citations
  • Notes
  • Bookmarks
Notes
Cite this article

Cited article

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited article

Founding Fathers: The Celebration of Champlain and Laval in the Streets of Quebec, L878-1908
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this article

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Help
Full screen

matching results for page

    Questia reader help

    How to highlight and cite specific passages

    1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
    2. Click or tap the last word you want to select, and you’ll see everything in between get selected.
    3. You’ll then get a menu of options like creating a highlight or a citation from that passage of text.

    OK, got it!

    Cited passage

    Style
    Citations are available only to our active members.
    Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

    1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

    Cited passage

    Thanks for trying Questia!

    Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

    Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

    Buy instant access to save your work.

    Already a member? Log in now.

    Oops!

    An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.