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Early Voices free pdf This selection of writings by 29 women, known and unknown, professional and amateur, presents a unique portrait of Canada through time and space, from the 17th to the early 20th century, from the Maritimes to British Columbia and the Far North. There is a range of voices from high-born wives of governors general, to an Icelandic immigrant and a fisherman's wife in Labrador. A Loyalist wife and mother describes the first hard weather in New Brunswick, a seasick nun tells of a dangerous voyage out from France, a famous children's writer writes home about the fun of canoeing, and a German general's wife describes habitant customs. All demonstrate how women's experiences not only shared, but helped shape this new country.

About Mary Alice Downie

Mary Alice Downie has written and edited 28 books for children and adults. Her many books include "And Some Brought Flowers" with Mary Hamilton, and "The Well-Filled Cupboard" with Barbara Robertson. She lives in Kingston, Ontario. Barbara Robertson, now deceased, earned degrees in history from the University of Toronto and Queen s University. She was also the author of "Wilfrid Laurier" and co-editor of "Ottawa at War." Elizabeth Jane Errington is currently dean of arts at the Royal Military College and also teaches at Queen s University. Her research interests centre on life in 19th-century Upper Canada. She lives in Kingston, Ontario."

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Author : Mary Alice Downie
Publisher : Natural Heritage Books
Data Published : 22 December 2010
ISBN : 1554887690
EAN : 9781554887699
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 384 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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