100 Canadian Heroines - Dundurn

100 Canadian Heroines

Famous and Forgotten Faces

Published November 2004

Description

This inspiring collection profiles remarkable women — heroines in science, sport, preaching and teaching, politics, war and peace, arts and entertainment, and more.

In 100 Canadian Heroines you’ll meet remarkable women in science, sport, preaching and teaching, politics, war and peace, arts and entertainment, etc. The book is full of amazing facts and fascinating trivia about intriguing figures. Discover some of the many heroines Canada can be proud of. Find out how we’re remembering them. Or not!

Augmented by great quotes and photos, this inspiring collection profiles remarkable women — heroines in science, sport, preaching and teaching, politics, war and peace, arts and entertainment, and more. Profiles include mountaineer Phyllis Munday, activist Hide Shimizu, unionist Lea Roback, and movie mogul Mary Pickford.

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Contributors

Merna Forster

Merna Forster is a historian who has also been an archivist and park naturalist. A recipient of the Canada 125 Commemorative Medal, she has been discovering historical heroines from coast to coast during her travels. She was awarded the 2016 Governor General’s History Award for Popular Media (Pierre Berton Award) for her work promoting women in history, and a Governor General’s Meritorious Service Decoration in 2017 for her work campaiging to include Viola Desmond on Canada’s ten-dollar bill. She lives in Victoria.

Book Details

Paperback
November 2004
6x9 in
320 pp
9781550025149
ePub
November 2004
-
320 pp
9781459714311