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The Resource Portraits of women in the American West, edited by Dee Garceau-Hagen

Portraits of women in the American West, edited by Dee Garceau-Hagen

Label
Portraits of women in the American West
Title
Portraits of women in the American West
Statement of responsibility
edited by Dee Garceau-Hagen
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Men are usually the heroes of Western stories, but women also played a crucial role in developing the American frontier, and their stories have rarely been told. This anthology of biographical essays on women promises new insight into gender in the 19C American West. The women featured include Asian Americans, African-Americans and Native American women, as well as their white counterparts. The original essays offer observations about gender and sexual violence, the subordinate status of women of color, their perseverance and influence in changing that status, a look at the gendered rel
Biography type
collective biography
Dewey number
305.4/0978/09034
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1955-
  • 1961-
  • 1938-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Garceau-Hagen, Dee
  • Hudson, Lynn M.
  • Butler, Anne M.
  • McCunn, Ruthanne Lum
  • Peavy, Linda S
  • Dykstra, Natalie
  • Woodworth-Ney, Laura
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women
  • Biography
  • Biography
  • West (U.S.)
Label
Portraits of women in the American West, edited by Dee Garceau-Hagen
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Mining a mythic past : the history of Mary Ellen Pleasant / Lynn M. Hudson -- Rape narratives on the northern Paiute frontier : Sarah Winnemucca, sexual sovereignty, and economic autonomy, 1844-1891 / Rosemarie Stremlau -- Frances Fuller Victor's promotion of strong, independent womanhood : women and marriage reconstructed in "The new Penelope" / June Johnson Bube -- We had no assistance from anyone-- happier to do it alone : Montana, the missions, and Mother Amadeus / Anne M. Butler -- Finding Mary Fields : race and gender and the construction of memory / Dee Garceau-Hagen -- Reclaiming Polly Bemis : China's daughter, Idaho's legendary pioneer / Ruthanne Lum McCunn -- Unlikely champion : Emma Rose Sansaver, 1884-1925 / Linda Peavy and Ursula Smith -- The curative space of the American West in the life and letters of Elinore Pruitt Stewart / Natalie Dykstra -- Elizabeth Layton DeMary and the Rupert Culture Club : new womanhood in a reclamation settlement community / Laura Woodworth-Ney
Control code
ocn842264691
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 273 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781136076107
Level of compression
unknown
Note
Taylor & Francis
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)842264691
Label
Portraits of women in the American West, edited by Dee Garceau-Hagen
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Mining a mythic past : the history of Mary Ellen Pleasant / Lynn M. Hudson -- Rape narratives on the northern Paiute frontier : Sarah Winnemucca, sexual sovereignty, and economic autonomy, 1844-1891 / Rosemarie Stremlau -- Frances Fuller Victor's promotion of strong, independent womanhood : women and marriage reconstructed in "The new Penelope" / June Johnson Bube -- We had no assistance from anyone-- happier to do it alone : Montana, the missions, and Mother Amadeus / Anne M. Butler -- Finding Mary Fields : race and gender and the construction of memory / Dee Garceau-Hagen -- Reclaiming Polly Bemis : China's daughter, Idaho's legendary pioneer / Ruthanne Lum McCunn -- Unlikely champion : Emma Rose Sansaver, 1884-1925 / Linda Peavy and Ursula Smith -- The curative space of the American West in the life and letters of Elinore Pruitt Stewart / Natalie Dykstra -- Elizabeth Layton DeMary and the Rupert Culture Club : new womanhood in a reclamation settlement community / Laura Woodworth-Ney
Control code
ocn842264691
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 273 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781136076107
Level of compression
unknown
Note
Taylor & Francis
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)842264691

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