Travels and Tales of Miriam Green Ellis

Pioneer Journalist of the Canadian West

Author: Miriam Green Ellis

Publisher: University of Alberta


Category: History

Page: 296

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Demers revives the memory of journalist Miriam Green Ellis, an all-but-forgotten feminist, suffragist, and agricultural reporter who documented the modernist sphere for over four decades and who refused to be confined to the "women's pages." With written material from the University of Alberta's Miriam Green Ellis Collection, accompanied by an excellent selection of photographs, Ellis's inimitable voice and views on Albertans, westerners, and Canadians in the early decades of the twentieth century emerge clearly. Readers interested in Canadian women studies, journalism, or feminism will find Ellis's highly coloured perspective both entertaining and informative.

Regenerations / Régénérations

Canadian Women's Writing / Écriture Des Femmes Au Canada

Author: Marie Carrière

Publisher: University of Alberta


Category: Literary Collections

Page: 310

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Sixteen essays exemplify the progress of interdisciplinary research, collaboration, and publishing surrounding Canadian women's writing.

A Canadian Girl in South Africa

A Teacher’s Experiences in the South African War, 1899–1902

Author: E. Maud Graham

Publisher: University of Alberta


Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 264

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As the South African War reached its grueling end in 1902, colonial interests at the highest levels of the British Empire hand-picked teachers from across the Commonwealth to teach the thousands of Boer children living in concentration camps. Highly educated, hard working, and often opinionated, E. Maud Graham joined the Canadian contingent of forty teachers. Her eyewitness account reveals the complexity of relations and tensions at a controversial period in the histories of both Britain and South Africa. Graham presents a lively historical travel memoir, and the editors have provided rich political and historical context to her narrative in the Introduction and generous annotations. This is a rare primary source for experts in Colonial Studies, Women’s Studies, and Canadian, South African, and British Imperial History. Readers with an interest in the South African War will be intrigued by Graham’s observations on South African society at the end of the Victorian era.

Contested Spaces, Counter-Narratives, and Culture from Below in Canada

Author: Roxanne Rimstead

Publisher: University of Toronto Press


Category: ART

Page: 360

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Contested Spaces investigates space and conflict in novels, short stories, life writing, and journalism from Canada and Qu?bec by asking how counter-narratives challenge geographies of exclusion from below.


The Magazine of Western History




Category: Frontier and pioneer life


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And Mighty Women Too

Stories of Notable Western Canadian Women

Author: Grant MacEwan

Publisher: Saskatoon : Western Producer Prairie Books


Category: Frontier and pioneer life

Page: 275

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