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6 edition of Women In The American West (Cultures in the American West) found in the catalog.

Women In The American West (Cultures in the American West)

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Published by ABC-Clio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social history,
  • Women"s studies,
  • History,
  • Gender Studies,
  • History - General History,
  • History: American,
  • North Central & Mid-West states,
  • Western & Pacific Coast states,
  • Americas (North Central South West Indies),
  • General,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • United States - State & Local - West

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages350
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12498231M
    ISBN 101598840509
    ISBN 109781598840506


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Women In The American West (Cultures in the American West) by Laura Woodworth-Ney Download PDF EPUB FB2

Women in the American West offers vivid portrayals of women as pioneers, prostitutes, teachers, disguised soldiers, nurses, entrepreneurs, immigrants, and ordinary citizens caught up in extraordinary times.

Organized chronologically, each chapter emphasizes important themes central to gender and women's history, including women's mobility Format: Hardcover.

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This engaging narrative synthesizes more than 20 years of historical writing on the history of women in the American West. Twenty years after many Western historians first turned their attention toward women, Women in the American West synthesizes the development of women's history in the region, introduces readers to current thinking on the real experiences of Western women, and explores.

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This book presents the work of more than women artists of the 19th and 20th centuries from west of the Mississippi River. The first half of the book consists of fifteen interpretive essays examining artists in a broad range of media (photography, quiltmaking, painting, printmaking, clay.

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