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100 Canadian heroines : famous and forgotten faces

Author: Merna Forster
Publisher: Toronto : Dundurn Group, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 100 Canadian Heroines, you'll meet remarkable women in science, sport, preaching and teaching, politics, war and peace, arts and entertainment, etc. The book is full of amazing facts and fascinating trivia about intriguing figures. Discover some of the many heroines Canada can be proud of. Find out how we're remembering them. Or not!
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Forster, Merna.
100 Canadian heroines.
Toronto : Dundurn Group, ©2004
(DLC) 2004484840
(OCoLC)56318568
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Merna Forster
ISBN: 1417572213 9781417572212 9781459714311 1459714318
OCLC Number: 57491512
Description: 1 online resource (319 pages) : illustrations
Contents: ""Title""; ""Copyright""; ""Table of Contents""; ""Foreword""; ""Introduction""; ""A""; ""Maude Abbott Specialist of the Heart""; ""Lady Aberdeen A Lady of the Empire""; ""Emma Albani Superstar""; ""Marie-Joseph Angélique Flames for Freedom""; ""Anna Mae Aquash Murder of a Miâ#x80;#x99;kmaq Activist""; ""Edith Jessie Archibald The Cow Bay Saloon Raider""; ""Pitseolak Ashoona Inuit Life in Art""; ""B""; ""James Miranda Barry Was She or Wasnâ#x80;#x99;t He?""; ""Martha Black First Lady of the Yukon""; ""Marguerite Bourgeoys We Shall Teach""; ""Molly Brant A Mohawk Diplomat"" ""Harriet Brooks Forgotten Physicist?""""C""; ""Agnes Deans Cameron Arctic Bound""; ""Emily Carr Painting with Passion""; ""ThérÃs̈e Casgrain The Dangerous Radical""; ""Nellie Cashman The Angel of Cassiar""; ""Kit Coleman Womanâ#x80;#x99;s Kingdom""; ""Laure Conan Tale of a Broken Heart""; ""D""; ""Florence Deeks Taking H.G. Wells to Court""; ""Mazo de la Roche An Imaginary World""; ""Carrie Derick The Professor""; ""Marie Dressler An Unlikely Hollywood Star""; ""Margaret Duley Novels of Newfoundland""; ""E""; ""Henrietta Muir Edwards Painting for a Purpose""; ""F"" ""Rose Fortune Policing the Port""""G""; ""Laure Gaudreault A Union Militant""; ""Marie Lacoste Gérin-Lajoie Militant Mother""; ""Helen Grant Around the World""; ""Isobel Gunn An Orkney Lass Called Fubbister""; ""Marie Guyart (Marie de lâ#x80;#x99;Incarnation) Founder of the Ursulines""; ""H""; ""Mary Riter Hamilton The Battlefields""; ""Helen Harrison At Home in a Spitfire""; ""Ann Harvey Heroine of Isle aux Morts""; ""Anne Hébert Ah Kamouraska!""; ""E. Cora Hind Of Farm and Field""; ""Adelaide Hunter Hoodless Homemaker with a Mission""; ""Frances Anne Hopkins Frances and the Voyageurs"" ""Mina Hubbard Race Through Labrador""""J""; ""FranÃoise-Marie Jacquelin (Marie de la Tour) Heroine of Acadia""; ""E. Pauline Johnson The Mohawk Poet""; ""K""; ""Leonora Howard King A Mandarin in Imperial China""; ""L""; ""Flores La Due Ride â#x80;#x98;em Cowgirl""; ""Mrs. Kwong Lee Landing in the Forbidden City""; ""Anna Leonowens After the King of Siam""; ""Beatrice Lillie Funniest Woman in the World""; ""Jean Lumb A Chinese Voice""; ""M""; ""Major Margaret C. Macdonald Our Matron-in-Chief""; ""Elizabeth Gregory MacGill Queen of the Hurricanes""; ""Helen Gregory MacGill Madam Judge"" ""Viola MacMillan Mining Dynamo""""Helen MacMurchy Health Heroine""; ""Agnes Macphail On the Hill""; ""Jeanne Mance The Hospital That Jeanne Built""; ""Hannah Maynard Eccentric Genius Behind the Black Box""; ""Nellie McClung Sowing Seeds of Reform""; ""Louise McKinney A First in the British Empire""; ""Violet McNaughton Champion of Farm Women""; ""Helen McNicoll Rediscovering an Impressionist""; ""Aimee Semple McPherson Preaching the Gospel""; ""Maud Menten The Brilliance of a Biochemist""; ""Mikak Kidnapped""; ""Lucy Maud Montgomery Her Beloved Anne of Green Gables""
Other Titles: One hundred Canadian heroines
Responsibility: by Merna Forster.
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In 100 Canadian Heroines, you'll meet remarkable women in science, sport, preaching and teaching, politics, war and peace, arts and entertainment, etc. The book is full of amazing facts and fascinating trivia about intriguing figures. Discover some of the many heroines Canada can be proud of. Find out how we're remembering them. Or not!

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