Exhibition Publications

Many temporary exhibitions presented at the Museum have been accompanied by publications. Relive these highlights from the Museum’s past thanks to these high-quality, abundantly illustrated books.

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The Beatles in Montréal

Annick Poussart and al. By Pointe-à-Callière, Montréal Museum of Archaeology and History. Montréal, 2013. This souvenir book complementing the exhibition, pays tribute to the 1960s with its design in the style of a record sleeve. The book is illustrated with magnificent photos, some of which have never been seen before, from de Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec’s Fonds Jean-Louis Frund. 36 pages. $9.50. Available in French and in English.

The Etruscans - An Ancient Italian Civilization - Book

Annick Poussart and al. By Pointe-à-Callière, Montréal Museum of Archaeology and History. Montréal, 2012. This resplendent publication features the main pieces from the exhibition and tells the story of this great people of Antiquity. The scientific articles by veteran Etruscologists makes it an indispensable reference for anyone interested in this exceptional civilization. 160 pages. $44.95 Available in French only. Now offered at 50% at the Museum Shop and online.

Samouraïs. La grâce des guerriers

By Richard Béliveau. Montréal 2012. Published by Libre Expression and Pointe-à-Callière, the Montréal Museum of Archaeology and History, Samurai. Exquisite Warriors is a book that offers a foray into the captivating world of the samurai, and which was produced in conjunction with the exhibition Samurai – The Prestigious Collection of Richard Béliveau. 144 pages. $39.95 Available only in French.

Couleurs de l'Inde

To complement the Colours of India exhibition, Pointe-à-Callière is offering a book that will allow readers to further their exhibition experience through a selection of valuable objects, in addition to magnificent photographs by Suzanne Held, and an interview with the photographer. One thousand and one colours of India to explore. 2011, 64 p., $19.95. Available in French only.

Yours Truly, Montréal - the publication

By François Hébert. Montréal. 2010. Yours Truly, Montréal, the new multimedia show at Pointe-à-Callière, has given birth to a splendid publication on the history of Montréal. And it comes with an actual piece of history: inserted in the cover page is a tiny treasure, a sample of earth taken from the actual soil of Ville-Marie, where Paul de Chomedey de Maisonneuve and Jeanne Mance founded Montréal in May 1642. 160 pages. $59.95 Available in English and in French.

St. Catherine Street. At the Heart of Montréal Life

By Paul-André Linteau. Produced by Pointe-à-Callière in collaboration with Les Éditions de l'Homme. In this book, discover how St. Catherine Street has changed over the years, by exploring its history from its birth to the present day. 256 pages. $34.95 Available in English and in French.

Easter Island – An Epic Voyage

The 160-page exhibition catalogue presents all the objects displayed in Montréal and some 100 photographs of Rapa Nui, along with four articles written by leading Easter Island experts. $19.95 Available in English and in French.

Mythes et légendes des amérindiens

Under the direction of Jean-Claude Dupont. Québec: Les Éditions GID, 2010. 156 p., $36.95. Available in French only.

Légendes du Québec

Under the direction of Jean-Claude Dupont. Québec: Les Éditions GID, 2009. 139 p., $44.95. Available in French only.

Costa Rica, terre de merveilles

Annick Poussart. Spanish translation Hernan Ibarra. Montréal : Pointe-à-Callière, Montréal museum of archaeology and history; San José: Museo Nacional de Costa Rica, 2008, 80p. $14,95 In French and Spanish bilingual version only.

The St. Lawrence Iroquoians, Corn People

Roland Tremblay. English translation: Terry Knowles and Pamela Ireland. Montréal: Les Éditions de l'Homme, 2006, 139 p. $36.95 Available in English and French.

Japan

Annick Poussart et al. English translation: Pamela Ireland, Terry Knowles. Montréal: Pointe-à-Callière, Montréal Museum of Archaeology and History; Tokyo: Tokyo National Museum, 2006, 127 p., $19.95 Available in English and in French.

France/Nouvelle-France : naissance d’un peuple français en Amérique

Under the direction of Bertrand Guillet and Louise Pothier. Paris : Somogy; Montréal : Pointe-à-Callière; Nantes : Musée du château des ducs de Bretagne, 2005, 127 p. Available in French only. Out of stock.

Oceania

Annick Poussart. English translation: Terry Knowles and Pamela Ireland. Montréal: Pointe-à-Callière, Montréal Museum of Archaeology and History; Rome: Museo nazionale preistorico etnografico Luigi Pigorini, 2004. 31 p., $5. Available in French and in English.

Saint-Laurent: Montréal’s Main

Pierre Anctil. English translation: Terry Knowles and Pamela Ireland. Sillery: Septentrion, 2002. 109 p., $18.95 Available in English and in French.

Archaeology and the Bible From King David To the Dead Sea Scrolls

Annick Poussart. English translation: Terry Knowles and Pamela Ireland. Montréal: Pointe-à-Callière, Montréal Museum of Archaeology and History,  2001. 32 p., Available in French and in English. Out of stock.

Varna: World’s First Gold, Ancient Secrets: A Collection from the Varna Museum, Bulgaria

Annick Poussart. English translation: Terry Knowles and Pamela Ireland. Montréal: Pointe-à-Callière, Montréal Museum of Archaeology and History, 2002. 20 p., $3.50 Available in English and in French.

The Great Peace: Chronicle of a Diplomatic Saga

Alain Beaulieu, Roland Viau; original illustrations by Francis Back. English translation: Pamela Ireland et al., Montréal: Libre expression: 1701-2001, Corporation des fêtes du Tricentenaire de la Grande Paix de Montréal, 2001. 127 p., $24.95. French version sold out, available in English only.

1690 The Siege of Québec... The Story of a Sunken Ship

Research and text, Michèle Jean and Marie Dufour. English translation: Terry Knowles and Pamela Ireland. Montréal: Pointe-à-Callière, Montréal Museum of Archaeology and History; Quebec City: Éditions Nota bene, 2000. 79 p., $9.95. French version sold out. Available in English only.

Africa Musica! Exploring a Collection from the Museo Pigorini

Annick Poussart. English translation: Terry Knowles and Pamela Ireland. Montréal: Pointe-à-Callière, Montréal Museum of Archaeology and History, 2000. $14. Available in English and in French.

La collection Mémoire : 20 objets du 20e siècle

Montréal : Pointe-à-Callière, Montréal Museum of Archaeology and History, 2000. 48 p. Available in French only. Out of stock.

Montréal, by Bridge and Crossing

Research and text, Annick Poussart and Pierre Wilson. English Translation: Terry Knowles and Pamela Ireland. Montréal: Pointe-à-Callière, Montréal Museum of Archaeology and History; Quebec City: Éditions Plurimedia Communications inc., 1999. 94 p. French version sold out. Available in English only.

Treasures from the Ukrainian Steppes

Edited by Annick Poussart; authors: Elena Fialko et al.; English translation: Terry Knowles and Pamela Ireland. Montréal: Pointe-à-Callière, Montréal Museum of Archaeology and History, 1998. 87 p., $9.25 Available in French only.

Ancient Cyprus: 8,000 Years of Civilization

Edited by Francine Lelièvre and Michel Lambert. English translation Judith Terry, Jill Corner. Montréal: Pointe-à-Callière, Montréal Museum of Archaeology and History: XYZ, 1996. 64 p., $4.25 Available in English and in French.

L'Eau, l'hygiène publique et les infrastructures

Under the direction of Louise Pothier. Montréal: Groupe PGV, diffusion de l'archéologie, 1996. 84 p. (Mémoires vives Collection). $11. Available in French only.

Bones and Bottles. Fragments of History.

Research and text, Louise Pothier. English Translation: Terry Knowles and Pamela Ireland. Montréal: Pointe-à-Callière, Montréal Museum of Archaeology and History; Quebec City, 1995. 6 p., $1. Available in English and in French.