Negotiating Identities in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Montreal

Negotiating Identities in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Montreal

By: Tamara Myers (editor), Bettina Bradbury (editor)Hardback

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This book will be of interest to a wide range of social and culturalhistorians, critical geographers, students of gender studies, and thosewanting to know more about the fascinating past of one ofCanada's most lively cities.

About Author

Bettina Bradbury is a member of the History andWomen's Studies Departments at York University. TamaraMyers is a member of the Department of History at theUniversity of Winnipeg. Contributors: BettinaBradbury, Marie-Eve Harbec, Karine Hebert, TamaraMyers, Mary Anne Poutanen, Darcy Ingram, Jarrett Rudy, AnnaShea and Suzanne Morton, Sylvie Taschereau, and Brian Young


1. Introduction: Negotiating Identities in Nineteenth- andTwentieth-Century Montreal / Bettina Bradbury and TamaraMyers Part 1: Homes and Homelessness 2. Bonds of Friendship, Kinship, and Community: Gender,Homelessness, and Mutual Aid in Early-Nineteenth-Century Montreal /Mary Anne Poutanen 3. Saving the Union's Jack: The Montreal Sailors' Instituteand the Homeless Sailor, 1862-98 / Darcy Ingram 4. Keeping Men Out of "Public or Semi-Public" Places: TheMontreal Day Shelter for Homeless Men, 1931-34 / Anna Shea andSuzanne Morton Part 2: Death, Burial, and Widowhood 5. Death, Burial, and Protestant Identity in an Elite Family: TheMontreal McCords / Brian Young 6. Widows Negotiate the Law: The First Year of Widowhood inEarly-Nineteenth-Century Montreal / Bettina Bradbury Part 3: Youth, Institutions, and Identities 7. The Ideal Education to Construct an Ideal World: The DunhamLadies' College and the Anglican Elite of the Montreal Diocese,1860-1913 / Marie-Eve Harbec, translated by Yvonne Klein 8. On Probation: The Rise and Fall of Jewish Women'sAnti-Delinquency Work in Interwar Montreal / Tamara Myers 9. From Tomorrow's Elite to Young Intellectual Workers: TheSearch for Identity among Montreal University Students, 1900-58 /Karine Hebert, translated by Steven Watt Part 4: Selling and Consumption 10. "Behind the Store": Montreal Shopkeeping FamiliesBetween the Wars / Sylvie Taschereau, translated by YvonneKlein 11. A Ritual Transformed: Women Smokers in Montreal, 1888-1950 /Jarrett Rudy Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774811972
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 328
  • ID: 9780774811972
  • weight: 1200
  • ISBN10: 0774811978

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