The Importance of Being Monogamous

The Importance of Being Monogamous

Marriage and Nation Building in Western Canada to 1915

eBook - 2008
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Sarah Carter reveals the pioneering efforts of the government, legal, and religious authorities to impose the "one man, one woman"model of marriage upon Mormons and Aboriginal people in Western Canada. This lucidly written, richly researched book revises what we know about marriage and the gendered politics of late 19th century reform, shifts our understanding of Aboriginal history during that time, and brings together the fields of Indigenous and migrant history in new and important ways.
Publisher: Edmonton : University of Alberta Press, 2008.
Edition: 1st ed.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xv, 383 pages) : illustrations, portraits.

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