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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: In Black Loyalists: Southern Settlers of Nova Scotia’s First Free Black Communities, historian Ruth Holmes Whitehead offers a finely crafted and carefully researched glimpse into the lives of slaves who fled the fledgling United States as Britain’s last stronghold, in New York, began to crumble.
Book Review: Andrew Scott dives into the history of utopian British Columbia settlements, unpacking 150 years of alternative and experimental communities that have both flourished and failed on B.C. soil.
Book Review: Just Watch Us examines RCMP surveillance of the “second wave” feminist movement in Canada over a fifteen-year period beginning in the late 1960s.
Book Review: Albert Braz’s Apostate Englishman presents a comprehensive study of Grey Owl, whose death in 1938 triggered an international scandal. The indigenous identity claimed by Grey Owl allowed him a curious public credibility on environmental issues, yet the legitimacy of his conservation work was questioned following his death, when the public learned that he was really an Englishman.