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Cowgirls : women of the American West

Author: Teresa Jordan
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Anchor Books, 1984, ©1982.
Series: Anchor library of women's studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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American lore has slighted the cowgirl, although at least one can still be found in nearly every ranching community. Like her male counterpart, she rides and ropes, understands land and stock, and confronts the elements. Jordan traveled 60,000 miles in the West, talking with authentic cowgirls to compile this portrait. 108 photographs.
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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Teresa Jordan
ISBN: 038514511X 9780385145114
OCLC Number: 11416166
Description: xxxi, 301 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Anchor library of women's studies.
Responsibility: Teresa Jordan.

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American lore has slighted the cowgirl, although at least one can still be found in nearly every ranching community. Like her male counterpart, she rides and ropes, understands land and stock, and confronts the elements. Jordan traveled 60,000 miles in the West, talking with authentic cowgirls to compile this portrait. 108 photographs.

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