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Department
History
Course
History 2182A/B
Professor
Katherine Mc Kenna
Semester
Fall

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Social History of Women in Canada 2182BJan 11 2012Why are there no women present in historical accounts until recentlyHistory is written by the educated wealthy and powerful classesHistory is political the interpretation is important to those in powerThe one who dominates writes historywhich was until recently the western white maleWomen had lack of access to education publishing rightsWhat is considered important in historywar inventions politics great artistic achievements organized religionThe winners are telling the story or the ones on topWhy is recovery of their history important to those who have been excluded from powerHow is knowledge of ones history being seen as an historical agent empoweringImpetus from womens movement of 1960s and 1970s for womens historyThe message is that t
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