Canadian Women: A History

Paperback | December 13, 2010

byGail Cuthbert Brandt, Naomi Black, Paula Bourne

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The substantially revised and updated third edition of Canadian Women: A History continues to be the only comprehensive survey of the contributions, struggles and achievements of Canadian women. Drawing on the latest historical research, as well as government documents and other archival material, the authors provide new insights into the diverse experiences of women in Canada from the sixteenth century to the present. The text explores the themes of migration, marriage, family life, work, education, politics, and culture in the lives of Canadian women by means of an accessible narrative enhanced by graphics and photos.

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The substantially revised and updated third edition of Canadian Women: A History continues to be the only comprehensive survey of the contributions, struggles and achievements of Canadian women. Drawing on the latest historical research, as well as government documents and other archival material, the authors provide new insights into ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:672 pages, 9.25 × 7.37 × 1 inPublished:December 13, 2010Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176500960

ISBN - 13:9780176500962

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ContentsIntroductionPart One: The Founding Mothers: Beginnings to the Mid-Nineteenth CenturyChapter 1: The First WomenChapter 2: Women in New FranceChapter 3: 'Plenty of Work': Women's Waged and Unwaged Labour in British North AmericaChapter 4: Women and the Public OrderPart Two: The Mid-Nineteenth Century to the End of the Great WarChapter 5: Industrial Capitalism and Women's WorkChapter 6: Woman's SphereChapter 7: The "Woman Movement"Chapter 8: The Dawn of the Century of FeminismPart Three: Land of New Opportunities: From 1918 to 1960Chapter 9: Women in the Corporate EconomyChapter 10: Testing the BoundariesChapter 11: Proving Themselves in Public LifePart Four: 1960 to the PresentChapter 12: New Trends and Old Issues in Women's WorkChapter 13: Changing Lives in a Changing SocietyChapter 14: Reorganizing for ChangeChapter 15: The Personal Becomes PoliticalAppendix: Tables and FiguresAboriginal Names and the Their European EquivalentsList of AcronymsIndex