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ISBN-10: 1554589509

ISBN-13: 9781554589500

A short heritage of girls in Quebec examines the ancient event of girls of alternative social sessions and origins (geographic, ethnic, and racial) from the interval of touch among Europeans and Aboriginals to the twenty-first century to provide a nuanced and complicated account of the most alterations of their lives.

Themes explored contain demography, comparable to marriage, fecundity, and immigration; women’s paintings inside and outside the house, together with motherhood; schooling, from straightforward university to post-secondary and entry to the professions; the effect of faith and executive regulations; and social and political activism, together with feminism and struggles to achieve equality with males. Early chapters care for New France and the 1st a part of the 19th century, and the rest are dedicated to the interval considering that 1880, an period during which women’s lives replaced speedily and dramatically.

The booklet concludes that transformation within the technique of creation, women’s social and political activism (including feminism), and Quebec nationalism are 3 major keys to knowing the heritage of Quebec ladies. jointly, the 3 exhibit that women’s heritage, faraway from being an accessory to “general history,” is key to a whole realizing of the previous. initially released in French with the identify Brève histoire des femmes au Québec.

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