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Sisters or Strangers? : Immigrant, Ethnic, and Racialized Women in Canadian History - Second Edition.

Author: Marlene Epp; Franca Iacovetta
Publisher: Toronto : University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division, 2016.
Series: Studies in gender and history.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Spanning more than two hundred years of history, from the eighteenth century to the twenty-first, Sisters or Strangers? explores the complex lives of immigrant, ethnic, and racialized women in Canada.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Epp, Marlene.
Sisters or Strangers? : Immigrant, Ethnic, and Racialized Women in Canadian History - Second Edition.
Toronto : University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division, ©2016
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marlene Epp; Franca Iacovetta
ISBN: 9781442625938 1442625937
OCLC Number: 960165580
Notes: Part Nine: Trauma, Violence, and Memory.
Description: 1 online resource (622 pages).
Contents: Cover; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part One: Race, Crime, and Justice; A New Biography of the African Diaspora: The Odyssey of Marie-Joseph Angélique, Black Portuguese Slave Women in New France, 1725-1734; Unpacking the Discursive Irish Woman Immigrant in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Newfoundland; The Tale of Lin Tee: Madness, Family Violence, and Lindsay's Anti-Chinese Riot of 1919; Part Two: The Making of White Settler Societies; Turning Strangers into Sisters? Missionaries and Colonization in€Upper Canada. Whose Sisters and What Eyes? White Women, Race, and Immigration to British Columbia, 1849-1871Exclusion through Inclusion: Female Asian Migration in the Making of Canada as a White Settler Nation; Part Three: Letters and Tales of Settlement and Longing; Letters "Home" from Canada: British Female Emigrants and the Imperial Family of Women; The Interplay of Ethnicity and Gender: Swedish Women in Southeastern Saskatchewan; From Montreal and Venice with Love: Migrant Letters and Romantic Intimacy in Italian Migration to Postwar Canada; Part Four: Labouring Domestics and Canadian Constraints. In Search of Comfort and Independence: Irish Immigrant Domestic Servants Encounter the Courts, Jails, and Asylums in Nineteenth-Century OntarioTaming and Training Greek "Peasant Girls" and the Gendered Politics of Whiteness in Postwar Canada: Canadian Bureaucrats and Immigrant Domestics, 1950s-1960s; I Care for You, Who Cares for Me? Transitional Services for Filipino Live-in Caregivers in Canada; Part Five: Constructing Symbols and Bodies; Fashioning Conflicts: Gender, Power, and Icelandic Immigrant Hair and Clothing in North America, 1874-1933. A Larger Frame: "Redressing" the Image of Doukhobor Canadian Women in the Twentieth CenturyPropaganda and Identity Construction: Media Representation in Canada of Finnish and Finnish Canadian Women during the Winter War of 1939-1940; Part Six: Activists and Political Subjects; Canadian Citizens or Dangerous Foreign Women? Canada's Radical Consumer Movement, 1947-1950; Haitian Feminist Diasporic Lakou: Haitian Women's Community Organizing in Montreal, 1960-1980; An Unlikely Collection of Union Militants? Portuguese Cleaning Women Become Political Subjects in Postwar Toronto. Part Seven: Food, Family, and CultureThe Semiotics of Zwieback: Feast and Famine in the Narratives of Mennonite Refugee Women; Jell-O Salads, One-Stop Shopping, and Maria the Homemaker: The Gender Politics of Food; Consuming Food and Constructing Identities among Arabic and South Asian Immigrant Women; Part Eight: History, Identity, and Belonging; "Slotting" Chinese Families and Refugees, 1947-1967; Experience and Identity: Black Immigrant Nurses to Canada, 1950-1980; The Mother of God Wears a Maple Leaf: History, Gender, and Ethnic Identity in Sacred Space.
Series Title: Studies in gender and history.

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Spanning more than two hundred years of history, from the eighteenth century to the twenty-first, Sisters or Strangers? explores the complex lives of immigrant, ethnic, and racialized women in Canada.

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