Muriel Duckworth : A Very Active Pacifist : A Biography. First Edition


(DUCKWORTH, Muriel). KERANS, Marion Douglas. Muriel Duckworth : A Very Active Pacifist : A Biography. Halifax : Fernwood Publishing, (1996). First Edition. Pp [1]-239,(1). With over 50 b&w photos and a few other illustrations. 8vo (152 x 228 mm), photo-illustrated green card covers, with purple lettering to covers & spine.

Muriel Helen Duckworth, CM, ONS, née Ball (b. October 31, 1908, Austin, Quebec - d. August 22, 2009, Magog, Quebec).

A biography of the pioneering feminist, social worker, peace activist, and Halifax fixture.

Events in the Life of Muriel Duckworth;
Author's Note;
Introduction;
1. "A Farmer's Daughter" : Memories of Growing Up In Quebec;
2. "Poisoning the Student Mind": University Years;
3. A Wife and Mother Striving to Build "... a Life of Her Own";
4. Pacifists in a "Good" War;
5. Becoming an Adult Educator: Halifax 1947-67;
6. An Expanding Horizon : The Maturation of a Pacifist;
7. Finding Other Voices;
8. National President of Voice of Women;
9. The Vietnam Agenda;
10. Visits From Vietnamese Women;
11. Speaking Her Peace;
12. Putting Pacifism to the Test;
13. Forming a Citizens' Coalition;
14. A New Democratic Party Candidate;
15. A Pacifist Feminist;
16. An Ambassador for Peace;
17. The Spirit of Muriel.
With index.

Very good. 25.00

Title: Muriel Duckworth : A Very Active Pacifist : A Biography. First Edition

Author Name: DUCKWORTH, Muriel). KERANS, Marion Douglas KERANS, Marion Douglas

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Fernwood Publishing, Halifax, 1996, ISBN:1895686687: 1996

ISBN Number: 1895686687

ISBN Number 13: 9781895686685

Seller ID: 28567

Keywords: NOVA SCOTIA WOMEN WOMSTU BIOGRAPHIES QUAKER NDP POLITICS PACIFISM CANADA PEACE BIOGRAPHY CANADIAN PACIFIST POLITICAL,