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Canadian Women

Alison Prentice

Canadian Women

A History

by Alison Prentice

  • 160 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Harcourt Brace .
Written in English

  • Women,
  • Social conditions,
  • History: American,
  • History Of Women (General),
  • Canada,
  • History

  • The Physical Object
    Number of Pages496
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8080405M
    ISBN 100774731125
    ISBN 109780774731126

      60 Great Business and Leadership Books, All Written by Women Looking for a great leadership or business book that will provide new perspectives? Look no further. Canadian Women in Print, — is the first historical examination of women s engagement with multiple aspects of print over some two hundred years, from the settlers who wrote diaries and letters to the New Women who argued for ballots and equal rights. Considering women s published writing as an intervention in the public sphere of national and material print culture, this book Cited by: 4. Canadian women have worked, individually and collectively, at home and abroad, as creators of historical memory. This engaging collection of essays seeks to create an awareness of the contributions made by women to history and the historical profession from to in English Canada. Creating Historical Memory explores the wide range of careers that women .

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