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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: Working for the Common Good highlights the work of eight Canadian women: Agnes Macphail, Thérèse Casgrain, Grace MacInnis, Pauline Jewett, Margaret Mitchell, Lynn McDonald, Audrey McLaughlin, and Alexa McDonough.
Book Review: One of Vancouver’s top early twentieth-century crime crusaders, Inspector John F.C.B. Vance (J.F.C.B. to his family) was an international legend and earned the nickname “Sherlock Holmes.”
Book Review: The Group of Seven were shrewd self-mythologizers. Their overwhelming presence has tended to eclipse Canadian artists who worked around the turn of the twentieth century. A.K. Prakash’s Impressionism in Canada is a much needed corrective.
Book Review: In The True Face of Sir Isaac Brock, Guy St-Denis explores the trail of Brock’s portraiture, revealing a vast amount of fascinating information about his family, his descendants, and his admirers, as well as their efforts to uncover, to authenticate, and to preserve his likeness.