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Capturing Women: The Manipulation of Cultural Imagery in Canada's Prairie West
by Sarah Carter
Consisting of a series of stories, events, and episodes, the book highlights shifting patterns, attitudes, and perspectives toward women in the Prairies. One of Carter's overarching themes is that women are seldom in a position to invent or project their own images, identities, or ideas of themselves, nor are they free to fully author their own texts. Focusing on captivity ...more
Paperback, 264 pages
Published October 24th 1997 by McGill-Queen's University Press
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Just remembered this book when I was thinking about book covers I like. It's a fascinating history of white women-aboriginal relations and societies norms and mores for the two. Especially interesting was Sarah Carters take on the diaries of women who were supposedly captured by aboriginal tribes.