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Westering Women and the Frontier Experience, 1800-1915

Westering Women and the Frontier Experience, 1800-1915( )
Author: Myres, Sandra L.
Contribution by: Cronon, William
Lamar, Howard R.
Ridge, Martin
Weber, David J.
Series title:Histories of the American Frontier Ser.
ISBN:978-0-8263-0626-5
Publication Date:Oct 1982
Publisher:University of New Mexico Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $24.95
Book Description:

Professor Myres gives frontier women a voice they never had. She uses extensive source 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. She offers a major reinterpretation of the experience of pioneer women, including that of Indian, Mexican, French, black, and Anglo-American women. The account recreates in detail the frontier experience of all these...
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Book Details
Pages:387
Detailed Subjects: History / United States / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9.2 x 0.94 Inches
Book Weight:1.408 Pounds



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