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Miss Confederation: The Diary of Mercy Anne Coles

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166 pages

Summary


Releasing to coincide with the 150th anniversary of Confederation in 2017
Works to restore women’s voices in history: researchers have turned to the diary as a valuable and little-known record of women’s views around Confederation, but it has never been published or shared with the general public
Examines the importance of Confederation through social history and how it intersects with political history
Brings to light the unofficial, but crucial, role women played in Confederation
Author has won awards for a play and novel featuring this diary’s author, Mercy Coles, as a main character
Author is an expert on not only the historical but also the human story

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