Find a copy in the library
Finding libraries that hold this item...
|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Myres, Sandra L.
Westering women and the frontier experience, 1800-1915.
Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, c1982
|Material Type:||Government publication, State or province government publication|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Sandra L Myres
|ISBN:||082630625X 9780826306258 0826306268 9780826306265|
|Description:||xxii, 365 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||The madonna of the prairies and Calamity Jane: images of westering women --
The pleasing awfulness: women's views of wilderness --
"Land of savagery/land of promise": women's views of Indians --
The savage within: women, race, religion, and class on the frontier --
Westward ho! Women on the Overland Trails --
A new home --
who'll follow: women and frontier homemaking --
A pioneer's search for an ideal home: women, family, and community on the frontier --
Suffering for suffrage: women and the struggle for political, legal, and economic rights --
If all we did was to weep at home: women as frontier entrepreneurs.
|Series Title:||Histories of the American frontier.|
|Responsibility:||Sandra L. Myres.|