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Sue Heffernan talks about one of her favorite books, The Gender of Breadwinners by Joy Parr.
The Gender of Breadwinners by Joy Parr from Canada's History on Vimeo.
Book Review: To visit the First Word War cemeteries along the Western Front, or in the hundreds of other locations around the world, is to feel the grief of silenced and shattered dreams.
Book Review: I am likely not alone in having believed that bison all but disappeared from the West because of ruthless mass killing by white hunters.
Book Review: Asbestos is one of those words that struggles under the burden of negative connotations. The mineral that once proved so useful due to its fire-retardant qualities is the root cause of numerous deadly illnesses. For Canadian history buffs, the town of Asbestos, Quebec, is primarily noted for the long and brutal strike in 1949 that many cite as the starting point of the Quiet Revolution. These stories — of the town and of its namesake mineral — come together in Jessica Van Horssen’s book.
Open Book: In his second book about art deco architecture, Tim Morawetz shares the results of three decades of work documenting and photographing the country’s buildings.