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A brief history of women in Quebec

Author: Denyse Baillargeon; W Donald Wilson
Publisher: Waterloo, Ontario : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A Brief History of Women in Quebec examines the historical experience of women of different social classes and origins (geographic, ethnic, and racial) from the period of contact between Europeans and Aboriginals to the twenty-first century to give a nuanced and complex account of the main transformations in their lives.Themes explored include demography, such as marriage, fecundity, and immigration; women's work  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Brief history of women in Quebec.
(CaOONL)20149002092
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Denyse Baillargeon; W Donald Wilson
ISBN: 9781554589524 1554589525
OCLC Number: 870916684
Notes: Translation of: Brève histoire des femmes au Québec.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: 1. Amerindian and French Women during the French Colonial Period --
2. The Early Years of British Rule (1780-1840) --
3. A Society on the Path to Industrialization (1840-1880) --
4. A New Capitalist Industrial Order (1880-1920) --
5. Women in a "Modern" Society (1920-1940) --
6. A Society Undergoing Profound Transformation (1940-1965) --
7. The Feminist Revolution (1966-1989) --
8. Women in a Neoliberal Society (1990-2012).
Other Titles: Brève histoire des femmes au Québec.
Responsibility: Denyse Baillargeon ; translated by W. Donald Wilson.
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Examines the historical experience of women of different social classes and origins (geographic, ethnic, and racial) from the period of contact between Europeans and Aboriginals to the twenty-first  Read more...

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