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Unsettled Pasts: Reconceiving the West through Womens History

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The traditional mythology of the West is dominated by male images: the fur trader, the Mountie, the missionary, the miner, the cowboy, the politician, the Chief. This collection aims to re-examine the West through women’s eyes. It draws together contributions from researchers, scholars, and academic and community activists, and seeks to create dialogue across geographic, ...more
Paperback, 432 pages
Published December 12th 2005 by University of Calgary Press (first published January 1st 2005)
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Apr 15, 2008 Tami rated it it was amazing
Over the years, I have read many western Canadian historical records from a variety of sources including all sorts of letters and other written material gathered from traders, missionaries, and Mounties. Like most such accounts worldwide, women are rarely mentioned. Moreover, those women who are noted tend to fit very narrow stereotypes, usually in the roles of nurturer and wife. Perhaps it is this lack of research to the contrary that makes people assume that women really didn't have much ...more
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