Julia Grace Wales: Canada's Hidden Heroine and the Quest for Peace: 1914-1918

byMary Jean Woodard Bean

Paperback | March 28, 2005

Julia Grace Wales: Canada's Hidden Heroine and the Quest for Peace: 1914-1918 by Mary Jean Woodard Bean
$24.95
Earn 125 plum® points

Prices and offers may vary in store

Quantity:

Ships within 3-5 weeks

Ships free on orders over $25

Not available in stores

about

   Julia Grace Wales: Canada´s Hidden Heroine and the Quest for Peace 1914-1918 is the story of a remarkable Canadian woman who grew up in the Eastern Townships of Quebec during the late 1800s. Distressed by the outbreak of the Great War in 1914, she wrote a plan for continuous mediation that could have brought the fighting to a halt early on, but the diplomats and heads of state failed to consider it seriously.
   Her conversations with European officials are surprising—and most revealing. All Canadians can take pride in Miss Wales´ work for peace. It eventually led to the organization of the League of Nations and later, the United Nations, and the relatively peaceful years we have enjoyed since 1945.
   Mary Jean Woodard Bean graduated from the School for Teachers, MacDonald College, Ste. Anne de Bellevue, at age 18 and later earned her B. Ed from McGill University. Now retired, mother of six, grandmother and great-grandmother, she lives in her native village, North Hatley, Quebec. She has written for Spider Magazine...
Loading
Title:Julia Grace Wales: Canada's Hidden Heroine and the Quest for Peace: 1914-1918Format:PaperbackProduct dimensions:401 pages, 8.34 X 5.8 X 0.98 inShipping dimensions:401 pages, 8.34 X 5.8 X 0.98 inPublished:March 28, 2005Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0888873204

ISBN - 13:9780888873200

Appropriate for ages: All ages

Look for similar items by category: