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A female economy : women's work in a Prairie Province, 1870-1970

Author: Mary Kinnear
Publisher: Montreal [Que.] : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A Female Economy analyses a hundred years of women's work in Manitoba from the province's entry into Confederation in 1870 to the publication of the Report of the Royal Commission on the Status of Women in 1970. Mary Kinnear shows that women's work, whether unpaid in the household or on the farm or for wages in the industrial, service, and professional sectors, was undervalued." "While women's own views furnish the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kinnear, Mary, 1942-
Female economy.
Montreal ; Ithaca : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©1998
(DLC) 00550525
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Kinnear
ISBN: 9780773567245 0773567240 1282855107 9781282855106 9786612855108 661285510X
OCLC Number: 180704386
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 215 pages) : illustrations, map, portraits
Contents: CONTENTS --
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Preface --
1 Parameters --
2 Foreigners on Someone Else's Ground --
3 Prescriptions --
4 Education and Training --
5 Homemaking --
6 Farm Work --
7 Paid Labour --
8 Public Service Work --
9 Looking Back --
Notes --
Bibliography --
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Analyses a hundred years of women's work in Manitoba from the province's entry into Confederation in 1870 to the publication of the "Report of the Royal Commission on the Status of Women in 1970".  Read more...

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"A Female Economy makes an original contribution to scholarship in women's history and stands as a complement - and in many ways a corrective - to the available provincial histories of Manitoba." Read more...

 
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