Women in the West

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  1. Women and Nature
    Long before Rachel Carson’s fight against pesticides placed female environmental activists in the national spotlight, women were involved in American environmentalism. In Women and Nature: Saving the "Wild" West, Glenda Riley... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 1999
    Paperback | £20.99
  2. Engendered Encounters
    In this interdisciplinary study of gender, cross-cultural encounters, and federal Indian policy, Margaret D. Jacobs explores the changing relationship between Anglo-American women and Pueblo Indians before and after the turn of... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 1999
    Paperback | £22.99
  3. So Much to Be Done
    In this new and enlarged edition the editors have built on an already strong collection with four new accounts. Colorado pioneer Augusta Tabor gives a sense of the heady days as Leadville became a major mining center. Abigail... Learn More
    Published: 1st August 1998
    Paperback | £17.99
  4. The Adventures of The Woman Homesteader
    Generations of readers have delighted in Elinore Pruitt Stewart's Letters of a Woman Homesteader (1914) and Letters on an Elk Hunt (1915), among the most engaging accounts of life in the American West. Stewart related her adventures... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 1993
    Paperback | £13.99
  5. So Much to Be Done
    The genuine creative achievements of nineteenth-century western women have often been obscured by sentimental tributes to their devotion and diligence, while men are praised as pathfinders, entrepreneurs, and community builders.... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 1990
    Paperback | £20.99
  6. The Colonel's Lady on the Western Frontier
    The modern woman who tries to juggle private and public roles with equilibrium will discover a spiritual ancestor in Alice Kirk Grierson. The colonel's lady spent most of her lift at army outposts on the nineteenth-century western... Learn More
    Published: 1st August 1989
    Paperback | £14.99
  7. A Stranger in Her Native Land
    Called "Her Majesty" because of her resemblance to Queen Victoria and known as "the measuring woman" among the Indians whose land allotments she administered, Alice Fletcher (1838–1923) commanded respect from both friend and... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 1989
    Paperback | £16.99
  8. Emily

    Emily

    The Diary of a Hard-Worked Woman

    Written by Emily French, Edited by Janet Lecompte

    Series Women in the West

    UNP - Nebraska Paperback

    "Oh how I do wish I could have a little help in maintaining my home. I shall dread the cold winter so much. I don't have very good success getting employment," wrote Emily French in her diary in 1890. Emily was recently divorced... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 1987
    Paperback | £18.99
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