Negotiating Identities in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Montreal

Negotiating Identities in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Montreal

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

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This book will be of interest to a wide range of social and cultural historians, critical geographers, students of gender studies, and those wanting to know more about the fascinating past of one of Canada's most lively cities.

About Author

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


1. Introduction: Negotiating Identities in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Montreal / Bettina Bradbury and Tamara Myers 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' Institute and the Homeless Sailor, 1862-98 / Darcy Ingram 4. Keeping Men Out of "Public or Semi-Public" Places: The Montreal Day Shelter for Homeless Men, 1931-34 / Anna Shea and Suzanne Morton Part 2: Death, Burial, and Widowhood 5. Death, Burial, and Protestant Identity in an Elite Family: The Montreal McCords / Brian Young 6. Widows Negotiate the Law: The First Year of Widowhood in Early-Nineteenth-Century Montreal / Bettina Bradbury Part 3: Youth, Institutions, and Identities 7. The Ideal Education to Construct an Ideal World: The Dunham Ladies' 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's Anti-Delinquency Work in Interwar Montreal / Tamara Myers 9. From Tomorrow's Elite to Young Intellectual Workers: The Search 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 Families Between the Wars / Sylvie Taschereau, translated by Yvonne Klein 11. A Ritual Transformed: Women Smokers in Montreal, 1888-1950 / Jarrett Rudy Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774811989
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 328
  • ID: 9780774811989
  • weight: 440
  • ISBN10: 0774811986

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