Guiding modern girls : girlhood, empire, and internationalism in the 1920s and 1930s /Kristine Alexander. (Book, 2017) [WorldCat.org]
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Guiding modern girls : girlhood, empire, and internationalism in the 1920s and 1930s /Kristine Alexander.

Author: Kristine Alexander
Publisher: Vancouver : UB C Press, 2017 ♭ 2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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By analyzing how the Girl Guide movement sought to maintain social stability in England, Canada, and India during the 1920s and 1930s, this book reveals the ways in which girls and young women  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kristine Alexander
ISBN: 9780774835879 0774835877
OCLC Number: 1027525617
Awards: Winner of Wilson Book Prize, The Wilson Institute for Canadian History at McMaster University 2017 (Canada)
Winner of Founder's Prize for Best English-language Book, Canadian History of Education Association 2018 (Canada)
Short-listed for 2019 Ferguson Prize, Canadian Historical Association 2019 (Canada)
Description: 283 sidor illustrationer
Contents: Introduction1 Guiding's Beginnings: Victorian Antecedents and Early Twentieth-Century Growth2 Guiding Girls toward the Private Sphere: Training for Homekeeping, Mothercraft, and Matrimony3 "We Must Give the Modern Girl a Training in Citizenship": Preparing Girls for Political and Social Service4 Moulding Bodies and Identities in the Outdoors: Religion, Gender, and Racial-National Narratives at Girl Guide Camps5 "The Mass Ornament": Rallies, Pageantry, Exercise, and Drill6 Imperial and International Sisterhood: Possibilities and LimitsConclusionNote; Bibliography; Index

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Guiding Modern Girls unveils how the early Girl Guide movement carved out spaces of intergenerational female homosociality that were neither fully empowering nor exclusively oppressive. On a larger Read more...

 
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