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The Riot that Never Was

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{{title|The Riot that Never Was<br />The military shooting of three Montrealers in 1832 and the official cover-up|[[James Jackson]]|Montreal : Baraka Books, 2009, 360 p.}}

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'''SUMMARY:''' "As a by-election eventually won by Irish immigrant and newspaper editor Daniel Tracey drew to a close in May 1832, magistrates supporting his opponent, loyalist Stanley Bagg, called in the British troops from the local garrison... In this historical “whodunit,” James Jackson is a one-man investigative commission, combining the moral indignation of an Émile Zola and the writing talent and historical perspective of a Pierre Berton. Although the names of François Languedoc, Pierre Billet and Casimir Chauvin have been forgotten, their story deserves to be known.[http://www.barakabooks.com/catalogue/the-riot-that-never-was/]" '''ON THE BOOK:''' Dan Horner, ''The Canadian Historical Review'', Vol. 92, No. 3, Sept. 2011, pp. 553-555. '''BOOK PREVIEW:''' [http://vitrine.entrepotnumerique.com/o/263/p/10659/excerpt entrepotnumerique.com] '''BUY ONLINE:''' [http://www.barakabooks.com/catalogue/the-riot-that-never-was/ barakabooks.com], [http://www.amazon.ca/Riot-that-Never-Was-The/dp/0981240550 amazon.ca], etc.
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