Montreal, City of Water will interest scholars and students of urban environmental history, urbanization, and urban planning, particularly those with a focus on water history and urban rivers. Historians of Montreal and the St. Lawrence River region will also find this study invaluable.
Michele Dagenais is a professor of history at the Universite de Montreal. She specializes in urban and environmental history and is the author of Faire et fuir la ville: espaces publics de loisirs et de culture a Montreal et Toronto aux XIXe et XXe siecles (2006) and Des pouvoirs et des hommes: l'administration municipale de Montreal, 1900-1950 (2000). She is also co-editor of Municipal Services and Employees in the Modern City: New Historic Approaches (2003) and Metropolitan Natures: Environmental Histories of Montreal (2011). Peter Feldstein is the translator of eight books, including Paul-Emile Borduas: A Critical Biography, for which he won a Governor General's Literary Award in 2014. He lives in Montreal.