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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
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Introduction

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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

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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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Modern Mannish Maidens

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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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Girls’ Sport Run by Girls

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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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Pushing the Boundaries

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Looks at an analysis of women’s sports columnists in the 1930s and the women writers who defeneded women’s sports and female athletes 10 $1.00 Add
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Sweetheart Heroines

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1940-1955. Examines the effect of the war on women’s sports and how the immidiate post-war period was characterized by a remarkable emphasis on beauty, grace, femininity and, for some … 10 $1.00 Add
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Favourite Daughters and Competing Mothers

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Examines some of the most accomplished female athletes of the 1950s 12 $1.20 Add
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Unrecognized Champions and Media Darlings

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Examines the shift in media coverage of women’s sport in the 1960s and 70s. Outlines those who did not receive media attention and showcases a shift in reporting to one taking female … 12 $1.20 Add
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Fighting for Gender Equality

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Examines feminist activism in women’s sports in canada from 1970 to 2008 10 $1.00 Add
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Epilogue

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Notes the problems with comparison of women’s sports to men’s sports and profiling the few to ignore the thousands of other athletes 4 $0.40 Add