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  • MacDonald, Heidi (University of New Brunswick, Dept. of HistoryArts and ScienceDepartment of HistoryUniversity of Lethbridge, 2003)
    Examines the Sisters of St. Martha, a congregation of women religious, and their contributions to health and social services during the Great Depression in Prince Edward Island. The Sisters had advantages that allowed ...
  • Bingley, Lindsey; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2006Arts and ScienceDepartment of History, 2006)
    Canada's declaration of war in 1939 resulted in the creation of a "total war" economy that necessitated the absorption of all available men, and led to the wide scale recruitment of women into the military and labour ...
  • Holden, Ann Aasfrid (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of HistoryArts and ScienceDepartment of History, 2014)
    This comparative study examines how Indigenous people, the Eeyouch in Québec and the Sámi in Norway, have secured their right to be consulted prior to new developments on their land through the James Bay and Northern Québec ...
  • Young, Elizabeth; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of History, 2014Arts and ScienceDepartment of History, 2014)
    Using the historically-specific group of Southern Alberta war brides, European women who married Canadian servicemen during the Second World War, this thesis demonstrates and contests the discursive constructions of ...
  • MacDonald, Heidi (University of New Brunswick, Dept. of HistoryArts and ScienceDepartment of HistoryUniversity of Lethbridge, 2005)
    Examines the assumptions and barriers that women from Prince Edward Island facing in pursuing higher education. Introduces two women-religious who were instrumental in breaking the barrier to coeducation at St. Dunstan's, ...
  • McMurray, David; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2007Faculty of Arts and ScienceDepartment of History, 2007)
    This thesis will argue that angling was a complex cultural phenomenon that had developed into a respectable sport for women during the Early Modern period in Britain. This heterogeneous tradition was inherited by many ...
  • MacDonald, Heidi; McDaniel, Susan A (University of AlbertaArts and ScienceDepartment of HistoryUniversity of Lethbridge, 2012)
    The quest for self-knowledge has been a guiding principle throughout history. Plato acknowledged the duality of self-knowledge as both individual (the Delphic maxim “Know thyself”) and societal. “[I]f a Canadian is to ...
  • MacDonald, Heidi (University of Ottawa PressArts and ScienceDepartment of HistoryUniversity of Lethbridge, 2010)
    Although women religious (commonly called nuns) have historically been a large group of mostly professional women, they were regularly excluded from what the Census of Canada defined as the work force. In the censuses ...