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Spirit Dance at Meziadin

In January 1887 a delegation of chiefs from the Nisga’a and Tsimshian peoples of northern British Columbia, seeking restitution from a government that had stolen their lands without a treaty or compensation, ...

Other Conundrums

Other Conundrums, copublished with Vancouver’s Artspeak Gallery and the Kamloops Art Gallery, is an extraordinary collection of essays on Canadian artists of colour by Monika Kin Gagnon, one of Canada’s ...

Children in English-Canadian Society

“So often a long-awaited book is disappointing. Happily such is not the case with Sutherland’s masterpiece. ” Robert M. Stamp, University of Calgary, in The Canadian Historical Review “Sutherland’s ...

Narrative in the Feminine

Par (auteur) Susan Knutson
Catégories: Études littéraires

What does it mean to tell a story from a woman’s point of view? How have Canadian anglophone and francophone writers translated feminist literary theory into practice? Avant-garde writers Daphne Marlatt ...

Feminists and Party Politics

Par (auteur) Lisa Young
Catégories: Études sur les femmes

In Feminists and Party Politics, the author examines the
effort to bring feminism into the formal political arena through
established political parties in Canada and the United States.

Two major sets ...

Earning and Caring in Canadian Families

Par (auteur) Rod Beaujot
Catégories: Études de genres

Most people place a high value on family, work, and children. However, there are often serious tensions associated with juggling and accommodating these priorities. This book analyses these tensions, ...

Making Do

Life in the Great Depression — long lines of unemployed, soup kitchens, men riding the rails, public works projects — these are the graphic images of the Great Depression of the 1930s, popularized ...

Women Who Made the News

Par (auteur) Marjory Lang
Catégories: Études sur les femmes

The first newspaperwomen were employed to attract female subscribers and advertising revenue. Once hired, they found themselves confined to a narrow range of specialties that catered to conventionally ...

Gendering the Nation

Since Nell Shipman wrote and starred in Back to God’s Country (1919), Canadian women have been making films. The accolades given to film-makers such as Patricia Rozema (I’ve Heard the Mermaids Singing, ...