Esyllt W. Jones

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Esyllt W. Jones
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Born in Wales and raised on the Canadian prairies, she has a doctoral degree in History from the University of Manitoba. Her specialty areas of research include a history of disease and health in Canada and the modern world, including twentieth-century health activism. As well she has a background in transnational social movements, working class history, and the history of Winnipeg. She has published extensively in these areas. Her book Medicare’s Histories – Origins, Omissions, and Opportunities in Canada (2022) received a Margaret McWilliams Award from the Manitoba Historical Society.

Her articles for the Manitoba Historical Society:

Review: Ian Carr and Robert Beamish, Manitoba Medicine: A Brief History
Manitoba History, Number 40, Autumn/Winter 2000-2001

Reviews: Catherine A. Cavanaugh and Randi R. Warne (editors),Telling Tales: Essays in Western Womens History
Orpha E. Galloway (editor), Women of the War Years: Stories of Determination and Indomitable Courage.
Extraordinary Ordinary Women: Manitoba Women and Their Stories

Manitoba History, Number 43, Spring / Summer 2002

Introduction: Western Canada at War
Manitoba History, Number 82, Fall 2016

Review: Sarah Carter, Ours by Every Law of Right and Justice: Women and the Vote in the Prairie Provinces
Prairie History, Number 7, Winter 2022

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