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While the Women Only Wept: Loyalist Refugee Women in Eastern Ontario

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Potter-MacKinnon argues that the importance of the Loyalist women's endeavours was obscured in the historical record because most accounts of the Loyalist experience were provided by Loyalist men. She documents the women's vital services to the Crown in providing information and refuge to Loyalist fighters, maintaining open communication with Native allies, and helping ...more
Hardcover, 216 pages
Published February 4th 1993 by McGill-Queen's University Press
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Pleasant surprise. There's more to this book than the title suggests. I found it quite indispensable for an essay on Loyalists. Far from focusing solely on women, I found this book to quite effectively describe the Loyalist realities with, perhaps, more care to discuss a woman's perspective and experience but not singularly
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