A Silent Revolution?: Gender and Wealth in English Canada, 1860-1930

A Silent Revolution?: Gender and Wealth in English Canada, 1860-1930

By: Peter A. Baskerville (author)Hardback

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The increasing involvement of women in business and finance in turn-of-the-century urban Canada.

About Author

One of Canada's leading business social scientists, Peter Baskerville is professor of history, University of Victoria, in-coming chair of Modern Western Canadian History, University of Alberta, and the author of several books, including, with Eric Sager,

Contents

Acknowledgments Introduction; 1 Gender, Wealth, and Investment: Victoria and Hamilton, 18691931; 2 Inheriting and Bequeathing: Women and Men in Victoria and Hamilton, 18801930; 3 The Gender of Shareholders: Investment in Banking and Insurance Stocks in Ontario, 18601911; 4 The fountain-head of all production: Land and Gender in Victoria and Hamilton, 18811901; 5 Stretching the Liberal State: Legal Regimes, Gender, and Mortgage Markets in Victoria and Hamilton, 18811921; 6 Gender, Credit, and Consumption: The Market for Chattels in Victoria, 18611902; 7 Canadian Urban Women in Business; 8 A Retail Dry Goods Merchant on My Own Separate Account: Gender and Family Enterprise in Urban Canada at the Turn of the Twentieth Century; Conclusion

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773534117
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 384
  • ID: 9780773534117
  • ISBN10: 0773534113

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