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Histories of Canadian Children and Youth

by (author) Nancy Janovicek & Joy Parr

Publisher
Oxford University Press
Initial publish date
Mar 2003
Category
General
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9780195417920
    Publish Date
    Mar 2003
    List Price
    $139.99

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Histories of Canadian Children and Youth is a survey of the history of children, youth, and Canadian families from New France and the fur trade to immigrant children in the last half of the 20th century. It covers topics from growing up Metis to sex education to literacy; work and school; race and ethnicity, including some important articles on residential schools. Each section is carefully arranged by time period and theme and includes both primary and secondary sources.

About the authors

Nancy Janovicek is an associate professor of History at the University of Calgary.

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Joy Parr is a Farley Endowed Professor of History at Simon Fraser University. She is the author of The Gender of Breadwinners, winner of the 1990 Macdonald Prize for the best work in Canadian history.

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