Monday, March 08, 2010

Five Canadian histories for International Women's Day

Just from a quick shelf-browse. Further nominations would be posted.

* Jean Barman, Sojourning Sisters. Two Nova Scotian women go teaching in 1880s British Columbia

* Elizabeth Goudie, Woman of Labrador. Trapping family memoir.

* Alison Prentice et al, Canadian Women: A History. The standard work.

* Robert Sharpe and Patricia McMahon, The Persons Case. Story well told.

* Audrey Thomas, Isobel Gunn: A Novel. The furtrade re-imagined.

Update, March 8: And a list of women's history blogs from Tenured Radical.
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