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Corrigan Women

Par (auteur) M.T. Dohaney
Catégories: Littérature générale

M. T. Dohaney has been described as Newfoundland’s answer to Frank McCourt. Her first novel, The Corrigan Women, a richly textured portrayal of outport life, is a contemporary classic. Long out-of-print, ...

Clinic of Hope

Par (auteur) Donna M. Ivey
Avant-propos de J. Patrick Boyer
Catégories: Biographies (ouvrages généraux)

This is the story of Rene M. Caisse of Bracebridge, Canada and describes her extraordinary perseverance to obtain official recognition of her herbal cancer remedy she called Essiac, her name spelled backwards. ...

Faces of the North

Par (auteur) Bryan Cummins
Catégories: Recherche sur l’ethnicité

John J. Honigmann was an anthropologist of rare energy and talent. In addition to writing numerous books and dozens of articles, he is the only anthropologist whose research and field experience extend ...

Making Babies

Par (auteur) Sandra Sabatini
Catégories: Études littéraires

Although the infant has been a consistent figure in literature (and, for many people, a significant figure in personal life), there’s been little attention focused on infants, or on their place in Canadian ...

America

Par (auteur) Denis Vaugeois
Traduit par Jane Brierley
Catégories: Histoires des Amériques

“We the people of the United States”—so began the American Constitution of 1787. Within a few years, this young country, made up mainly of eastern seaboard states, suddenly became part of a continent. ...

The Truth About Stories

Winner of the 2003 Trillium Book Award

"Stories are wondrous things," award-winning author and scholar Thomas King declares in his 2003 CBC Massey Lectures. "And they are dangerous. "

Beginning with a ...

Shifting Boundaries

Par (auteur) Tim Schouls
Catégories: Recherche sur l’ethnicité

Canada is often called a pluralist state, but few commentators view Aboriginal self-government from the perspective of political pluralism. Instead, Aboriginal identity is framed in terms of cultural ...

State of Struggle

Par (auteur) Lois Harder
Catégories: Politique et gouvernement

Alberta’s Conservative governments have employed several strategies to resist feminist claims for women?s equality, from stonewalling during the 1970?s oil boom, to grudging initiatives during the subsequent ...

The Girl from God's Country

Par (auteur) Kay Armatage
Catégories: Féminisme
Séries: Heritage

In The Girl from God’s Country, Kay Armatage reintroduces film studies scholars to Nell Shipman, a pioneer in both Canadian and American film, and one of proportionately numerous women from Hollywood ...

Nellie McClung

Nellie McClung. Her story was her faith. Her work, as politician, author and feminist reformer of the first half of this century, makes Nellie McClung: No Small Legacy a compelling and inspiring biography. ...