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In 1913 Oxford-educated Margaret Gascoigne left England for Montreal in search of new opportunities. In 1915 she established a small school for six students in the study of her downtown Montreal home the modest but aspiring beginning of what would become known as The Study. Presenting lively images oral testimonies and material gleaned from the schools archives No Ordinary School explores the evolution of The Study through world wars the Great Depression the Quiet Revolution and many stages of feminism from its predominantly English Montreal origins into the bilingual and multicultural community that it is today. Always at the fore- front of the most progressive educational developments The Study has en- couraged generations of women to transcend the boundaries of their times. Inuential alumni include the physicist and Canadian Department of External Affairs civil servant Dorothy Osborne Xanthaky avant-garde artist Marian Dale Scott former chief curator and director of the McCord Museum of Canadian History Isabel Barclay Dobell world-renowned architect Phyllis Lambert internationally acclaimed pianist Janina Fialkowska Olympic rowing medalist Andranne Morin and tennis star Eugenie Bouchard. Firmly grounded in a wider historical context No Ordinary School celebrates an exceptional educational institution while paying tribute to its illustrious past and promising future. Colleen Gray teaches history at Concordia University. She is the author of The Congrgation de Notre-Dame Superiors and the Paradox of Power 16931796. In 1934 Wilder Penelds vision of an establishment dedicated to the relief of sickness and pain and the study of neurology lead to the creation of the Montreal Neurological Institute. Setting the standard for neurological re- search and care for patients disabled by neurological illnesses Penelds in- stitute became a beacon of light in a largely unexplored eld of medicine. The Wounded Brain Healed describes the pioneering research that took place during the mnis rst fty years. During the institutes golden age Peneld and his colleagues designed the eeg test for the study of epileptic patients discovered some of the causes of epilepsy and developed new treat- ments that have since been adopted worldwide. Additionally they delineated the sensory and motor representation in the cerebral cortex and localized the major areas of the brain related to speech. The institute also boasts the dis- coveries of two types of memory one serving immediate recall the other long term as well as the discovery of the localization of short-term memory to the inner structures of the temporal lobe. Recounting the story of one of Canadas greatest contributions to interna- tional medical science through archival research personal interviews photo- graphs illustrations and paintings The Wounded Brain Healed provides fascinating insight into the institution that had a global and lasting impact. William Feindel 19182014 the third director of the Montreal Neurological Institute was among the earliest inductees into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame. Richard Leblanc is a neurosurgeon and physician-scientist at the Montreal Neurological Institute and a professor in the Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery at McGill University. 3 8 M Q U P F A L L 2 0 1 5 S P E C I F I C AT I O N S Published for The Study September 2015 978-0-7735-4635-6 65.00T CDN 65.00S US 45.00 cloth 11 x 9 264pp full colour throughout Ebook available S P E C I F I C AT I O N S Published for the Montreal Neurological Institute January 2016 978-0-7735-4637-0 100.00S CDN 100.00S US cloth 7 x 10 872pp full colour throughout Ebook available No Ordinary School The Study 19152015 colleen gray One hundred years of history at a private school for girls that occupies a unique place in Quebecs educational sphere. H I S T O R Y O F M E D I C I N EH I S T O R Y E D U C AT I O N The Wounded Brain Healed The Golden Age of the Montreal Neurological Institute 19341984 william feindel and richard leblanc The history of the Montreal Neurological Institute from its conceptualization and realization through its rst fty years.