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By grit & grace : eleven women who shaped the American West

Author: Glenda Riley; Richard W Etulain
Publisher: Golden, Colo. : Fulcrum Pub., ©1997.
Series: Notable westerners.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Debunking the myth that women in the frontier American West were either hardscrabble prostitutes or passive homemakers, ten noted historians chronicle the exploits of eleven true-life pioneer women who played prominent and influential roles in helping to shape the evolution of the region -- and the nation as a whole.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Nonfiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
By grit & grace.
Golden, Colo. : Fulcrum Pub., ©1997
(OCoLC)605248329
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Glenda Riley; Richard W Etulain
ISBN: 1555912591 9781555912598
OCLC Number: 37132520
Description: xiii, 226 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: La Tules / Janet Lecompte --
Jessie Benton Frémont / Mary Lee Spence --
Beautiful deceiver / Janet R. Fireman --
Calamity Jane / Richard W. Etulain --
Annie Oakley / Glenda Riley --
Mary Ellen Pleasant / Quintard Taylor --
Iron Eye's daughters / Valerie Sherer Mathes --
Elinore Pruitt Stewart / Susanne K. George --
Abigail Scott Duniway / Ruth Barnes Moynihan --
Mother Katharine Drexel / Anne M. Butler.
Series Title: Notable westerners.
Other Titles: By grit and grace
Grit & grace
Grit and grace
Responsibility: edited by Glenda Riley and Richard W. Etulain.

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Debunking the myth that women in the frontier American West were either hardscrabble prostitutes or passive homemakers, ten noted historians chronicle the exploits of eleven true-life pioneer women who played prominent and influential roles in helping to shape the evolution of the region -- and the nation as a whole.

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