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Public Men and Virtuous Women: The Gendered Languages of Religion and Politics in Upper Canada, 1791-1850 (Studies in Gender and History) Paperback


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  • Series: Studies in Gender and History
  • Paperback: 280 pages
  • Publisher: Univ of Toronto Pr (January 1997)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0802076718
  • ISBN-13: 978-0802076717
  • Product Dimensions: 1 x 6.2 x 9.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,990,943 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Morgan delves into 19th century Canada, and the roles of women within that society. We see the interplay of patriotism, loyalty and gender. Where the female expressions of patriotism were interpreted as natural extensions of domestic female roles. But the twist being that here the women were expressing themselves in a public arena, by publicly making efforts of patriotism.

Then there were the traditional warnings about virtuous (ie. middle and upper class women) being seduced by rogues. This is basically unchanged from the attitude prevalent in Britain and the rest of Europe at the time.
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