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ISBN: 9781552770214-02

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Modern Mannish Maidens

From: Immodest and Sensational


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, Gold, basketball, hockey etc.



M. Ann Hall

M. ANN HALL is a Professor Emeritus in the Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, where she taught for over thirty years. Her most recent publication is The Girl and the Game: A History of Women's Sport in Canada.