Canadian Women: A History

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GAIL CUTHBERT BRANDT, NAOMI BLACK, PAULA BOURNE et MAGDA FAHRNI

3e édition (Toronto, Nelson Education, 2011), 560 pages.

The substantially revised and updated third edition of Canadian Women: A History continues to be the only comprehensive survey of the contributions, struggles and achievements of Canadian women. Drawing on the latest historical research, as well as government documents and other archival material, the authors provide new insights into the diverse experiences of women in Canada from the sixteenth century to the present. The text explores the themes of migration, marriage, family life, work, education, politics, and culture in the lives of Canadian women by means of an accessible narrative enhanced by graphics and photos.