Women Athletes and Celebrity-Making during China’s National Crisis, 1931-45
This book explores the casting of China’s earliest female Olympians as celebrities within the context of a national crisis, born of internal conflicts and external attack by Japan.
Jane Constance Cook and the Politics of Memory, Church, and Custom
A stirring portrait of a controversial Kwakwaka’wakw leader and the efforts of her descendants to reconcile a difficult history in the hopes of forging a positive cultural identity for future generations.
The CIO and the Construction of a New Social Order, 1939-45
This book examines the explosive growth of the CIO in Canada during the Second World War, showing how cultural as well as economic forces were at work in the gritty work of union organizing.
Women and Girls of Canada and Newfoundland during the First World War
This multidisciplinary collection fills a gap in First World War scholarship, revealing the diversity and richness of women’s and girls’ wartime experiences in Canada and Newfoundland.
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