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From Suffragette to Homesteader

Exploring British and Canadian Colonial Histories and Women's Politics Through Memoir

From Suffragette to Homesteader opens a unique window into the past. Central to this book is a powerful memoir written in 1952 by Ethel Marie Sentance as an anniversary present for her husband, … 203 View

Immodest and Sensational

150 Years of Canadian Women in Sports

With the Canadian women’s Olympic hockey team and other high-profile female athletes in recent years drawing a healthy share of the sports media limelight, there is a perception that … 96 View

Women and Work

Feminism, Labour, and Social Reproduction

With #MeToo dominating headlines and an unprecedented number of women running for office, the fight for women’s equality has perhaps never been higher on the political agenda. Around … 192 View
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“Just a Simple Story, Simply Told”

From: From Suffragette to Homesteader

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A Memoir in Context 10 $1.00 Add
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Acknowledgements

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Author’s acknowledgements. 2 $0.20 Add
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Introduction

From: Immodest and Sensational

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1860s-1870s. Outlines early physical activities and sports that women engaged in in Canada, outlines availability to European women and what Indigenous women participated in as part of their … 7 $0.70 Add
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Cycling to Emancipation

From: Immodest and Sensational

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1880-1899. Examines the history of cycling in Canada and how a woman riding a bicycle in the 1890s became the epitome of the New Woman 9 $0.90 Add
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Engaging in Complex Relationships

From: From Suffragette to Homesteader

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On Reading and Understanding Women’s Historical Life Narratives 14 $1.40 Add
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Introduction

From: Women and Work

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The author notes that the book is about how feminists have understood women’s work, then provides a short examination of feminist theories of labour: equality, critical equality, and social … 9 $0.90 Add
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Memories (1883-1952)

From: From Suffragette to Homesteader

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Modern Mannish Maidens

From: Immodest and Sensational

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1890-1920. Looks at the media take on women playing sports in the 1890s. Looks at the development of more prevalent women athletes and women’s team sports in Canadian including tennis, … 14 $1.40 Add
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The Labour Lens

From: Women and Work

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The chapter considers the question – "What is work?" – then explores the historical intersections between capitalism, work, women, and feminist theory. 15 $1.50 Add
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“Deeds, Not Words”

From: From Suffragette to Homesteader

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The Struggle of the Suffragettes in Edwardian Britain 16 $1.60 Add
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Girls’ Sport Run by Girls

From: Immodest and Sensational

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The 1920s had brought significant change to Canadian women’s sport with the growth of teams and leagues, especially those sponsored by industrial concerns, the beginning of international … 14 $1.40 Add
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The Rational-Humanist Roots of Equality Feminism

From: Women and Work

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The author examines the historical roots of the equality feminist perspective, highlighting how education and work has been traditionally gendered. 21 $2.10 Add
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Locating Race in Suffrage

From: From Suffragette to Homesteader

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Discourses and Encounters with Race and Empire in the British Suffrage Movement 15 $1.50 Add