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Engendered Encounters

Feminism and Pueblo Cultures, 1879-1934

Engendered Encounters( )
Author: Jacobs, Margaret D.
Jacobs, Margaret
Series title:Women in the West Ser.
ISBN:978-0-8032-2586-2
Publication Date:Mar 1999
Publisher:University of Nebraska Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $55.00
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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 the century. During the late nineteenth century, the Pueblos were often characterized by women reformers as barbaric and needing to be "uplifted" into civilization. By the 1920s, however, the Pueblos were widely admired by activist Anglo-American women, who...
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