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"I wish to keep a record" : nineteenth-century New Brunswick women diarists and their world

Author: Gail Grace Campbell
Publisher: Toronto [Ontario] ; Buffalo [New York] : University of Toronto Press, Ottawa, Ontario : Canadian Electronic Library, [2017] 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Nineteenth-century New Brunswick society was dominated by white, Protestant, Anglophone men. Yet, during this time of state formation in Canada, women increasingly helped to define and shape a provincial outlook. I wish to keep a record is the first book to focus exclusively on the life-course experiences of nineteenth-century New Brunswick women. Gail G. Campbell offers an interpretive scholarly analysis of 28
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
History
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(CaOONL)20169057615
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gail Grace Campbell
ISBN: 9781487510640 1487510640 9781487510657 1487510659
OCLC Number: 988041653
Awards: Winner of Canadian Committee on Women's History Book prize 2018 (Canada)
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 423 pages)
Contents: Introduction --
1. The diarists --
2. Reading nineteenth-century diaries : a historian's perspective --
3. The life course in demographic context : women's experience --
4. Three generations : women of their time and place --
5. From innocent flirtation to formal courtship --
6. The world of the family --
7. Households of independent women --
8. Sociability and social networks --
9. Schooling and scholars --
10. A sustaining faith --
11. Work in the home --
12. Beyond the bounds of family : paid work --
13. Politics and social reform --
14. A cosmopolitan outlook --
15. In the midst of life --
Conclusion.
Other Titles: Nineteenth-century New Brunswick women diarists and their world
Responsibility: Gail G. Campbell.
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