Telling Tales: Essays in Western Women's History

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Catherine Anne Cavanaugh, Randi Ruth Warne
UBC Press, 2000 - History - 359 pages
"I wish men were half as good": gender constructions in the Canadian North-West mission field, 1986-1940 / Myra Rutherdale -- Categories and terrains of exclusion: constructing the "Indian woman" in the early Settlement Era in Western Canada / Sarah Carter -- Imagining Native women: feminine discourse and four women travelling the Northwest Coast / Nancy Pagh -- Irene Marryat Parlby: an "Imperial daughter" in the Canadian West, 1896-1934 / Catherine A. Cavanaugh -- Gendere(ed) tensions in the work and politics of Alberta farm women, 1905-1929 / Sheila McManus -- Childbirth on the Canadian Prairies, 1880-1930 / Nanci Landford -- Nursing nation builders: the "Council Idea," Western women, and the founding of the Victorian Order of Nurses for Canada, 1896-1900 / Beverly Boutilier -- Scattered but not lost: Mennonite domestic servants in Winnipeg, 1920s-1950s / Frieda Esau Klippenstein -- Negotiating sex and gender in the Ukrainian Bloc Settlement: East Central Alberta between the wars / Frances Swyripa -- "Abundant faith" : Nineteenth-century African-Canadian women on Vancouver Island / Sherry Edmunds-Flett -- Marriage, family, and the cooperative ideal: the Telfords / Ann Leger-Anderson.

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Catherine A. Cavanaugh teaches women's studies at Athabasca University. Randi R. Warne teaches religious studies at Mount St. Vincent University. Other contributors include Beverly Boutilier, Sarah Carter, Sherry Edmunds-Flett, Frieda Klippenstein, Nanci Langford, Ann Leger-Anderson, Sheila McManus, Nancy Pagh, Myra Rutherdale, and Frances Swripa.

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