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Asleep in the Deep

Nursing Sister Anna Stamers and the First World War

On 27 June 1918, the Llandovery Castle, a Canadian hospital ship returning to England, was sunk by a German U-boat in contravention of international law. Two hundred and thirty-four crew members … 223 View

Jeannie’s Demise

Abortion on Trial in Victorian Toronto

August 1, 1875, Toronto: The body of a young woman is discovered in a pine box, half-buried in a ditch along Bloor Street. So begins Jeannie’s Demise, a real-life Victorian melodrama that … 198 View

No Place For A Woman

As a young woman, the late Ella Manuel left the busy shipping community of Lewisporte, Newfoundland, for the wider world in the 1920s, but eventually returned to the island, as a single mother, … 318 View

On Love and Tyranny

The Life and Politics of Hannah Arendt

In an utterly unique approach to biography, On Love and Tyranny traces the life and work of the iconic German Jewish intellectual Hannah Arendt, whose political philosophy and understandings of … 272 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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That Which Should Never Have Happened

From: On Love and Tyranny

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In the introduction, Heberlein exmines the links between Hannah Arendt’s love of the world and her explorations of evil. 4 $0.40 Add
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Introduction

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The introduction summarizes the events surrounding the German sinking of the Canadian Hospital Ship Llandovery Castle in World War I. Following the war, the actions of the U-boat commander and … 5 $0.50 Add
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Preface

From: No Place For A Woman

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The opening sections of the book provide a brief biography of Ella Manuel, describing her Newfoundland upbringing, travels, and relationships throughout her life. 2 $0.20 Add
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Preface

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Early Life

From: Asleep in the Deep

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The early life of Nursing Sister Anna Irene Stamers is described as well as the history of her family in Saint John, New Brunswick, including the untimely death of her father and the financial … 10 $1.00 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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Introduction

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