Telling Tales

Telling Tales

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Women played a vital role in the shaping of the West in Canada between the 1880s and 1940s. Yet surprisingly little is known about their contributions or the differences sex and gender made to the opportunities and obstacles women encountered. Telling Tales contributes to the rewriting of western Canada's past by integrating women into the shifting power matrix of class, race, and gender that formed the basis of colonization and settlement. Telling Tales both challenges founding myths of the region and inspires rethinking of how we tell the story of western Canadian colonization and settlement.... by the other womana#39;s interior decorating. She wrote: a€œThey had their house fixed up so much more cosily than it had been. Besides the improvements they had made in the house itself, Mrs. Preston had brought a number of decorations and accessories from Winnipeg, where she had gone for a visit; things that dona#39;t meananbsp;...

Title:Telling Tales
Author: Catherine A. Cavanaugh, Randi R. Warne
Publisher:UBC Press - 2011-11-01

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