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Table of Contents for
Canada the Good: A Short History of Vice Since 1500 by Marcel Martel

Introduction

Chapter 1 Different Worlds, Different Values: Encounters from 1500 to 1700

Encounters

Free Sexuality

“An Inveterate Passion for Brandy”

Gambling

Tobacco

Conclusion: Interacting with Aboriginals

Chapter 2 In the Name of God, the King, and the Settlers: Regulating Behaviors during the Colonial Era (1700–1850)

Sexuality: Only for Procreation

Drinking: Very Thirsty People?

Gambling: No “Unlawfull Games to Be Used in House”

Tobacco: A “Successful” Cultural Transfer

Conclusion

Chapter 3 Triumphs: Vices in Retreat, 1850–1920

Building the Kingdom of God on Earth

Sexuality: Repression and Resistance

Drinking: Chasing the Liquor Demon

Gambling: A Disrespectful Activity

Drugs: Getting Rid of Them

Tobacco: A Fashionable Habit

Conclusion

Chapter 4 No Longer Vices: Call Them Health Issues, 1920 to the Present

Different Values and Sexual Openness

Alcohol: State Monopoly and Responsible Drinking

A New Addict: Governments and Gambling

Drugs: Let’s Help Young White Kids

Tobacco: A Health Threat and An Annoying Habit

Conclusion

Conclusion

Notes

Bibliography

Index