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Stampede

Misogyny, White Supremacy and Settler Colonialism

Kimberly A. Williams wants the annual Calgary Stampede to change its ways. An intrepid feminist scholar with a wry sense of humour, Williams deftly weaves theory, history, pop culture and … 232 View
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What the F*ck?

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In the opening chapter, the author describes her personal experiences of the Stampede, and how those prompted her to examine the event through a feminist lens. 22 $2.20 Add
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Petro-Cowboys and the Frontier Myth

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This chapter outlines the concepts of settler colonialism, patriarchy, and hetero-normativity in the context of the Calgary Stampede. 48 $4.80 Add
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Who’s Greatest Together?

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In this chapter, Williams unpacks the theme of the 2012 centenial Stampede, "We’re Greatest Together." 40 $4.00 Add
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Colonial Redux

The Calgary Stampede's "Imaginary Indians"

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This chapter examines the depictions of Indigenous peoples in the Calgary Stampede, and the "First Nations content" that has been included in the event. 43 $4.30 Add
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Sexcapades and Stampede Queens

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In this chapter, Williams explores the gendered dynamics of the Stampede, focusing on sex tourism, male violence against women, and consent. 35 $3.50 Add
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Conclusion

Now What?

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In the conclusion, the author calls for a reimagining of the Stampede. 18 $1.80 Add
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Laurier and the Golden A ge of Federalism, 1896–1911

From: Rivals for Power: Ottawa and the Provinces

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Discusses federalism under Sir Wilfrid Laurier from 1896 to 1911, when Alberta and Saskatchewan were established as provinces. 11 $1.10 Add
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The origins of oil’s deep state in Canada

From: Oil’s Deep State

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Former Alberta opposition leader Kevin Taft uses Alberta as a case study to document the origins of the fossil feul industry in the province and it’s ties to government. 11 $1.10 Add
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Wild Rose Country

The Klan in Alberta, 1930’s

From: The Ku Klux Klan in Canada

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This chapter discusses Klan activity in Alberta in the late 1920’s and early 1930s. 18 $1.80 Add
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Peter Lougheed and the rise of the oil sands

From: Oil’s Deep State

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Former Alberta opposition leader Kevin Taft examines Peter Lougheed’s government in Alberta and the rise of the oil sands paying particular attention to Lougheed’s stance against … 11 $1.10 Add
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Pulling the levers of power

From Lougheed to Klein

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Former Alberta opposition leader Kevin Taft examines the transition from Peter Lougheed’s government and Ralph Klein’s arrival as premier with focus paid to the political and economic … 7 $0.70 Add