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Through the Mill

by Gail Cuthbert Brandt Baraka Books (October 29, 2018)

Girls and women were essential to industrialization in Canada, particularly in the cotton textile industry, which was concentrated in Quebec. In 1891, for example, more than 2000 girls and women toiled in Quebec’s...


Motherhood, The Mother of All Sexism

by Marilyse Hamelin & Arielle Aaronson Baraka Books (September 13, 2018)

Quebec spoils its families, according to some, with those “long” parental leaves—a full year for mothers (Imagine!)—well-subsidized childcare and more. Marilyse Hamelin challenges that restrictive view....


Vic City Express

by Yanni Tsirbas & Fred Reed Baraka Books (September 13, 2018)

It could be happening here… or there. Today the place is Greece, wracked by a crisis that has pushed people to the brink. Two strangers meet in a train for Athens. One spews out his disgust at the foreigners...


Going Too Far

by Ishmael Reed Baraka Books (September 01, 2012)

Ishmael Reed goes too far, again! Just as the fugitive slaves went to Canada and challenged the prevailing view that slaves were well off under their masters, Ishmael Reed has gone all the way to Quebec—where...


Let's Move On, Paul Okalik Speaks Out

by Paul Okalik & Louis McComber Baraka Books (March 27, 2018)

Paul Okalik was raised in Pangnirtung, a community that survived starvation, epidemics, eradication of its spiritual heritage, relocation, schooling in a foreign language, and confrontation with the Canadian...


Nelson Mandela

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (January 03, 2018)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life of Nelson Mandela in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of Nelson Mandela’s lifelong fight...


The Ku Klux Klan

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (January 03, 2018)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the operations of the Ku Klux Klan in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the Ku Klux Klan’s activity...


The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery (Book Analysis)

by Bright Summaries BrightSummaries.com (December 20, 2015)

Unlock the more straightforward side of The Elegance of the Hedgehog with this concise and insightful summary and analysis!

This engaging summary presents an analysis of The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel...


Martin Luther King

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (February 28, 2017)

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the life and political...


Discrimination in the NHL

by Bob Sirois & Jacqueline Snyder Baraka Books (October 24, 2011)

Ever since Maurice Richard dazzled hockey fans, fighting his way to hockey’s summits, the issue of discrimination against Quebec hockey players has simmered on. NHL veteran Bob Sirois now demonstrates that...


The Red and the Black by Stendhal (Book Analysis)

by Bright Summaries BrightSummaries.com (October 11, 2016)

In this clear and detailed reading guide, we’ve done all the hard work for you!

The Red and the Black tells the tale of Julien Sorel, a young seminarian sent to tutor the children of a bourgeoisie family in...


The Maids by Jean Genet (Book Analysis)

by Bright Summaries BrightSummaries.com (December 06, 2015)

In this clear and detailed reading guide, we’ve done all the hard work for you!

The Maids is a play by Jean Genet and describes the daily ritual of two sisters employed as maids, who re-enact the death of their...


Art by Yasmina Reza (Book Analysis)

by Bright Summaries BrightSummaries.com (October 07, 2015)

In this clear and detailed reading guide, we’ve done all the hard work for you!

‘Art’ by Yasmina Reza is her most successful play and has won two Molière Awards and a Tony Award, as well as receiving several...