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The Bedevilment of Elizabeth Lorentz
The Bedevilment of Elizabeth Lorentz
Edited by Peter A. Morton

 The Bedevilment of Elizabeth Lorentz provides excellent insight into the complexities of Protestant attitudes and the circumstances of young women in early modern Europe.

Available Jun 2018
A New History of Iberian Feminisms
A New History of Iberian Feminisms
Edited by Silvia Bermúdez and Roberta Johnson

A New History of Iberian Feminisms is both a chronological history and an analytical discussion of feminist thought in the Iberian Peninsula, including Portugal, territories of Span, and the Basque Provinces, Catalonia, and Galicia, from the eighteenth century to the present day.

Available Feb 2018
Radical Housewives: Price Wars and Food Politics in Mid-Twentieth Century Canada
Radical Housewives: Price Wars and Food Politics in Mid-Twentieth Century Canada
By Julie Guard

Radical Housewives is a history of the Canada’s Housewives Consumers Association. Julie Guard reinterprets the view of postwar Canada as economically prosperous and reveals the left’s role in the origins of the food security movement.

Available Jan 2018
Contours of the Nation: Making Obesity and Imagining Canada, 19451970
Contours of the Nation: Making Obesity and Imagining Canada, 1945–1970
By Deborah McPhail

Contouring the Nation is the first book which historically explores obesity in Canada from a critical perspective. Deborah McPhail demonstrates how obesity as a problem was affixed to particular populations in order to separate true Canadians from others.

Available Nov 2017
The Persons Case: The Origins and Legacy of the Fight for Legal Personhood
The Persons Case: The Origins and Legacy of the Fight for Legal Personhood
Robert J. Sharpe and Patricia I. McMahon

The Persons Case is a comprehensive study of this important event, examining the case itself, the ruling of the Privy Council, and the profound affect that it had on women's rights and the constitutional history of Canada.

Published Jun 2017
In Times Like These
In Times Like These
By Nellie McClung
Introduction by Veronica Strong-Boag

Nellie McClung's fourth book, In Times Like These, written in 1915, survives as a classic formulation of a feminist position. With hard-hitting rhetoric it demands women's rights as a logical extension of traditional views of female moral superiority and maternal responsibility.

Published May 2017
The Trial of Tempel Anneke: Records of a Witchcraft Trial in Brunswick, Germany, 1663, Second Edition
The Trial of Tempel Anneke: Records of a Witchcraft Trial in Brunswick, Germany, 1663, Second Edition
By Peter A. Morton
Translated by Barbara Dähms
The Trial of Tempel Anneke examines documents from an early modern European witchcraft trial with the pedagogical goal of allowing students to interact directly with primary sources.
Published Jan 2017
Sisters or Strangers?: Immigrant, Ethnic, and Racialized Women in Canadian History - Second Edition
Sisters or Strangers?: Immigrant, Ethnic, and Racialized Women in Canadian History - Second Edition
Edited by Marlene Epp and Franca Iacovetta

Spanning more than two hundred years of history, from the eighteenth century to the twenty-first, Sisters or Strangers? explores the complex lives of immigrant, ethnic, and racialized women in Canada.

Published Sep 2016
The Girl and the Game: A History of Women's Sport in Canada, Second Edition
The Girl and the Game: A History of Women's Sport in Canada, Second Edition
By M. Ann Hall

In the second edition of this groundbreaking social history, M. Ann Hall begins with an important new chapter on Aboriginal women and early sport and ends with a new chapter tying today's trends and issues in Canadian women's sport to their origins in the past.

Published May 2016
Wall Flower: A Life on the German Border
Wall Flower: A Life on the German Border
By Rita Kuczynski
Translated by Anthony J. Steinhoff

Kuczynski’s fascinating memoir relates her experiences of life in East Germany as a student, a fledgling academic philosopher, an independent writer, and, above all, as a woman.

Published Sep 2015