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Along a RiverG from diplomatic dispatches to legal documents to voting rolls to build up a picture of a very conservative

but necessarily entrepreneurial 
necessarily entrepreneurial that differed substantially from English and European conditions during the same period belongs on the shelf beside Olwen Hufton s seminal European study of the same period The Prospect Before Her to which it owes much in both methodology and organization This has been on my currently reading shelf for too long and I m retiring it I read the first section about the early nuns and Daughters of the King Filles Du Roi Filles du Roi found it very interesting and pleasurable to read Really full of fascinating information about these very stro. World changed around them by comparing their lives to those of their contemporaries in France England and New EnglandExploring how the daughters and granddaughters of the filles du roi adapted to their terrain turned their hands to trade and even acuired surprising influence at the French court Along a River is an innovative and engagingly written histo. court Along a River is an innovative and engagingly written histo.

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Ury and overlaid Sometimes I found it hard to eep track of the women she was discussing because she referred to them both by their maiden names per the French tradition and married names because some were married to men who were influential in politics and the upper class intermarried This may have contributed to my feeling that there was some reptitivenessBut I m glad I This may have contributed to my feeling that there was some reptitivenessBut I m glad I read excellent work of socio economic history drawing together numerous primary sources and small studies to track the position and opportunities of women in the first two hundred and fifty years of uebec roughly from the arrival of the filles du roi to the Rebellion of 1837 it tracks everythin. The period between the settlement of the St Lawrence Lowlands and the Victorian eraAlong a River builds the case that inside the cabins that stretched for miles along the shoreline most early french canadian women retained old most early French Canadian women retained old forms of economic production and customary rights over land ownership Noel demonstrates how this continued even as the. Since it is about New France Please Translate It In please translate it in When I was a university student I was told by proffessors that if a footnote is very long it belongs in the narrative I was pleased to read a real history book Un bon livre sur l histoire des femmes de la Finished weeks ago and forgot to updateThe language was slightly academic some social science jargon but that didn t bother me sometimes you have to read academic works to get serious informationHer premise was interesting and also her examples that there was independence and influence for women in the french colony than there was later on French colony than there was later on British views of women and society spread there in the nineteenth cent. French Canadian explorers traders and soldiers feature prominently in this country's storytelling but little has been written about their female counterparts In Along a River award winning historian Jan Noel shines a light on the a River award winning historian Jan Noel shines a light on the of remarkable French Canadian women immigrant brides nuns tradeswomen farmers governors' wives and even smugglers during. ,