And on That Farm He Had a Wife: Ontario Farm Women and Feminism, 1900-1970 (Hardback)
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And on That Farm He Had a Wife: Ontario Farm Women and Feminism, 1900-1970 (Hardback)

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Hardback 256 Pages / Published: 01/09/2001
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Because men typically owned the "family farm," farm women's economic welfare depended largely on the smooth negotiation of their interconnected roles. Yet, the women Halpern uncovers were surprisingly outspoken about their devaluation on the farm and about patriarchal traditions and institutions that mistreated women generally."And On That Farm He Had a Wife" shows how Ontario farm wives and daughters sought to improve their lives, chiefly through the home economics movement and Women's Institutes. They committed themselves to personal development, to elevating the nature and status of their work, and to public participation in social reform designed to help others as well as themselves. All of these efforts were an expression of their social feminism, which endured even with the dramatic changes in rural life at mid-century. "And On That Farm He Had a Wife" will appeal to scholars and students of Canadian history, women's history, and rural studies, as well as to general readers interested in a neglected story of Ontario's past.

Publisher: McGill-Queen's University Press
ISBN: 9780773521841
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 549 g
Dimensions: 246 x 156 x 24 mm

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