Walk Towards the Gallows: The Tragedy of Hilda Blake, Hanged 1899

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University of Toronto Press, 01.01.2002 - 318 Seiten
In 1899, Hilda Blake, a domestic servant in Winnipeg, shot her pregnant employer. Cain's Daughter offers a fascinating, well-written account of this extraordinary legal and historical event, Along the way, the book skillfully illuminates social and political life in turn of the century Canada.
 

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Inhalt

PARTI
9
PART II
76
Now I Feel Ashamed
145
A Man Coldly Impervious to the Emotional
161
PART III
171
Novels Poems and Coon Songs
193
Duty to the Public 210
210
The Interests of Province Not Party
229
Come Ye That Are Weary
240
Aftermath
252
A Note on Sources
258
Index 312
312
Urheberrecht

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Über den Autor (2002)

Reinhold Kramer is an Associate Professor of English at Brandon University. Tom Mitchell is an archivist with the McKee Archives, Brandon University, and teaches in the History Department at Brandon.

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