Canadian Women's History

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The main centres of women’s history scholarship have been the United States and Britain, where the project of women’s history was born out of their respective women’s movements. Canadian women’s history has always existed at the crossroads, and in dialogue with, this Anglo-American tradition. While their respective historiographies can be relevant, it also can be hegemonic; consequently, we must question the conclusions and historiographical certainties in this tradition as there could be Canadian exceptions to their conclusions. Canadian women’s history does have its own peculiarities, shaped by its distinct patterns of economic and social developments; its own version of colonialism; it’s in and out migration; and the broader Canadian historiographical

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