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Caught on Camera with the CEO lThis has been on my currently reading shelf for tooong and I m retiring it I read the first section about the early nuns and Daughters of the King Filles du Roi and found it very interesting and pleasurable to read Really full of fascinating information about
these very strong busy women who did practically everything but I just didn t feel ike continuing with very strong busy women who did practically everything but I just didn t feel ike continuing with Arabian Nights long non fiction book I have an ancestor who was a Daughter of the King and that is how I was drawn to this Finished weeks ago and forgot to updateTheanguage was slightly academic some social science jargon but that didn t bother me sometimes you have to read academic works to get serious informationHer premise was interesting and also her examples that there was independence
French Canadian explorers traders and soldiers feature prominently in this country's storytelling but Canadian explorers traders and soldiers feature prominently in this country's storytelling but has been written about their female counterparts In Along a River award winning historian Jan Noel shines a Enchanting Baby (The Birth Place light on theives "of remarkable French Canadian women immigrant brides nuns tradeswomen farmers governors' wives and even smugglers "remarkable French Canadian women immigrant brides nuns tradeswomen farmers governors' wives and even smugglers Un bon Wild Nights with Her Wicked Boss livre sur histoire des femmes de a Nouvelle France excellent
work of socio economic history drawing together numerous primary sources and small studies of socio economic history drawing together numerous primary sources and small studies track the position and opportunities of women in the first two hundred and fifty years of uebec roughly from the arrival of the filles du roi to the Rebellion 1837
it tracks everything from diplomatic dispatches to egal to voting rolls to build up a picture of a tracks everything from diplomatic dispatches to Always You legal documents to voting rolls to build up a picture of a conservative but necessarily entrepreneurial society that differed substantially from English and European conditions during the same period belongs on the shelf beside Olwen Hufton s seminal European study of the same period The Prospect Before Her to which it owes much in both methodology and organizatio. World changed around them by comparing theirives to those of their contemporaries in France England and New EnglandExploring how the daughters and granddaughters of the filles du roi adapted to their terrain turned their hands to trade and even acuired surprising influence at the French court Along a River is an innovative and engagingly written histo. .
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Nd influence for women in the French colony than there was ater on when British views of women and society spread there in the nineteenth century and overlaid Sometimes I found it hard to keep track of the women she was discussing because she referred to them both by their maiden names per the French tradition and married names because some were married to men who were influential in politics and the upper class families intermarried This may have contributed to my feeling that there was some reptitivenessBut I m glad I
Read It Since Itit Since it about New France please translate it in French When I was a university student I was told by proffessors that if a footnote is very Lucy Carmichael long it belongs in the narrative I was pleased to read a real history book. The period between the settlement of the St Lawrence Lowlands and the Victorian eraAlong a River builds the case that inside the cabins that stretched for miles along the shoreline most early French Canadian women retained old fashioned forms of economic production and customary rights overand ownership Noel demonstrates how this continued even as the.