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Author Converse, Cathy, 1944- author.

Title Against the current : the remarkable life of Agnes Deans Cameron / Cathy Converse
Published [Victoria, British Columbia] : TouchWood Editions, [2018]
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Contents Preface -- Introduction -- chapter 1. The lure of gold -- chapter 2. The early years for Cameron and for public education -- chapter 3. The young teacher -- chapter 4. A very public scuffle -- chapter 5. Noteworthy firsts for public education in British Columbia -- chapter 6. Meaningful events -- chapter 7. A troubling time -- chapter 8. An up-and-coming writer -- chapter 9. A long ordeal -- chapter 10. A royal commission -- chapter 11. Political aspirations -- chapter 12. A change in direction -- chapter 13. To the Arctic and back -- chapter 14. International fame -- chapter 15. An untimely death
Summary "The first biography on Agnes Deans Cameron, BC's first female principal, itinerant traveller, and one of Canada's most famous writers, trailblazer."-- Provided by publisher
Analysis Arctic Ocean
British Columbia
Cameron, Agnes Deans, 1863-1912
Travel
Women
Women school principals
Women travelers
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Issued also in print format
British Columbia Historical Federation Writing Competition (nominated), 2019
Subject Cameron, Agnes Deans, 1863-1912 -- Travel
Cameron, Agnes Deans, 1863-1912.
Cameron, Agnes Deans, 1863-1912.
Women educators -- British Columbia -- Biography
Women school principals -- British Columbia -- Biography
Women teachers -- British Columbia -- Biography
Women travelers -- Arctic Ocean -- Biography
Women travelers -- British Columbia -- Biography
Women -- British Columbia -- Biography
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Historical.
HISTORY -- Canada -- General.
Travel.
Women educators.
Women school principals.
Women teachers.
Women travelers.
Women.
British Columbia -- Biography.
Arctic Ocean.
British Columbia.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Biographies.
Biographies.
Form Electronic book
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