The Resource Imperial plots : Women, land, and the spadework of british colonialism on the canadian prairies., Sarah Carter, (electronic resource)

Imperial plots : Women, land, and the spadework of british colonialism on the canadian prairies., Sarah Carter, (electronic resource)

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Imperial plots : Women, land, and the spadework of british colonialism on the canadian prairies.
Title
Imperial plots
Title remainder
Women, land, and the spadework of british colonialism on the canadian prairies.
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Sarah Carter
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Language
eng
Summary
Sarah Carter's "Imperial Plots: Women, Land, and the Spadework of British Colonialism on the Canadian Prairies" examines the goals, aspirations, andchallenges met by women who sought land of their own.Supporters of British women homesteaders argued they would contribute to the "spade-work" of the Empire through their imperial plots, replacing foreign settlers and relieving Britain of its "surplus" women. Yet far into the twentieth century there was persistent opposition to the idea that women could or should farm: British women were to be exemplars of an idealized white femininity, not toiling in the fields. In Canada, heated debates about women farmers touched on issues of ethnicity, race,gender, class, and nation.Despite legal and cultural obstacles and discrimination, British women did acquire land as homesteaders, farmers, ranchers, and speculators on the Canadian prairies. They participated in the project of dispossessing Indigenous people. Their complicity was, however, ambiguous and restricted because they were excluded from the power and privileges of their male counterparts.Imperial Plots depicts the female farmers and ranchers of the prairies, from the Indigenous women agriculturalists of the Plains to the array of women who resolved to work on the land in the first decades of the twentieth century
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Carter, Sarah
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non fiction
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  • Nonfiction
  • History
  • Women's Studies
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Imperial plots : Women, land, and the spadework of british colonialism on the canadian prairies., Sarah Carter, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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rdacontent
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ODN0003006994
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1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780887555305
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(electronic bk)
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
25A2D65E-DAA5-420E-A8C3-CA8500936F00
Label
Imperial plots : Women, land, and the spadework of british colonialism on the canadian prairies., Sarah Carter, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ODN0003006994
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780887555305
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
25A2D65E-DAA5-420E-A8C3-CA8500936F00

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