Journal of Eastern Townships Studies


The Journal of Eastern Townships Studies (JETS) / Revue d’études des Cantons-de-l’Est (RECE) is a bilingual, multidisciplinary, refereed journal published biannually. Since its creation in 1992, JETS/RECE has served to disseminate scholarly knowledge on the Eastern Townships region and its inhabitants to scholars and to a general audience interested in Townships issues. Our articles offer multiple perspectives on the past, present and future conditions within this unique area of the world from historical, sociological, environmental and scientific viewpoints.

The Journal of Eastern Townships Studies (JETS) is a refereed journal published by the Eastern Townships Resource Centre (ETRC). JETS is indexed in the Canadian Periodical Index, Canadian Index and CBCA. The journal is accessible online in Micromedia’s CBCA Fulltext database, Information Access Company’s Canadian Periodical Index database, and EBSCO Publishing’s America: History & Life with Full Text collection.

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Quebec Past and Present

As editors-in-chief of the Journal of Eastern Townships Studies, we are very pleased to bring you volume 50.

We are enormously pleased to offer this benchmark volume of the Journal of Eastern Townships Studies/Revue d’études des Cantons-de-l’Est (JETS/RECE).  This issue of the journal, number 50, showcases six scholarly articles from various academic disciplines, an undergraduate student essay, archival and research notes on Reed’s Crossing and the Reed family, and two book reviews on important recent scholarly contributions.  The publication of JETS/RECE 50 further reflects the talents (and scholarship) and benefits from the guest co-editor of Frédérick Guillaume Dufour, professor of sociology at the Université du Québec à Montréal.

Christopher Kirkey
Director of the Center for the Study of Canada and Institute on Quebec Studies
State University of New York College at Plattsburgh
JETS Editor in Chief

Frédérick Guillaume Dufour
Professor, Université de Québec à Montréal
JETS Guest Editor

Journal of Eastern Townships Studies

No. 50