Westering Women and the Frontier Experience, 1800-1915

Westering Women and the Frontier Experience, 1800-1915

Book - 1982
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In this book frontier women gain a voice they never had. Professor Myres uses extensive new material by and about women-- letters, journals, and reminiscences from over 400 collections-- to study the impact of the frontier on women's lives and the role of women in the West.
Publisher: Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, c1982
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780826306258
082630625X
9780826306265
0826306268
Characteristics: xxii, 365 p. : ill. ; 24 cm

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Apr 24, 2018

I liked that the author included references to journals and letters. Adds to the authenticity of the time. What I found especially interesting were the snippets of how these women endured every day life. It wasn't easy! And I am grateful that several nationalities were included in this book.

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