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6 edition of Women"s voices from the western frontier found in the catalog.

Women"s voices from the western frontier

by Susan G. Butruille

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Published by Tamarack Books in Boise, ID .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West (U.S.)
    • Subjects:
    • Women pioneers -- West (U.S.) -- History.,
    • Indian women -- West (U.S.) -- History.,
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.),
    • West (U.S.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 305-316) and index.

      Statementby Susan G. Butruille.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF596 .B985 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination322 p. :
      Number of Pages322
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL541899M
      ISBN 101886609004
      LC Control Number96121348
      OCLC/WorldCa32990451

      The blurb continues on the rear flap. Each title has an editor who provides an introduction to the book. The rear flap contains a list of titles in the series. The reverse of the jacket contains a list of Western Frontier Library titles (in this case, up to #21, two titles behind the list on the jacket front. PIONEER WOMEN: VOICES FROM THE KANSAS FRONTIER recounts the history of frontier life in Kansas in the latter half of the nineteenth century. Intent on providing a platform for the forgotten voices of the past, this historical account is interwoven with excerpts from personal correspondence, diaries, and memoirs from some of the ordinary women who struggled .

      This work provides factual accounts of women of the Old West in contrast to their depictions on film and in fiction. The lives of Martha “Calamity Jane” Canary and Belle “The Bandit Queen” Starr are first detailed; one discovers that Starr was indeed friends with notorious bank robbers of the time, including Jesse James and Cole Younger, but was herself primarily a cattle and horse thief. Frontier Western () # Published Aug by Atlas. Available Stock; Add to want list; This item is not in stock. If you use the "Add to want list" tab to add this issue to your want list, we will email you when it becomes available.

      Even unmarried and married women who worked outside the home usually found their employment opportunities limited by their gender.” This is a quote from The Female Frontier: A Comparative View of Women on the Prairie and the Plains by Glenda Riley. Such is the view of society when it came to women of the West from Gwen Bruno has been a full-time freelance writer since , with her gardening-related articles appearing on DavesGarden. She is a former teacher and librarian, and she holds a bachelor's degree in education from Augustana College and master's degrees in education and library science from North Park University and the University of Wisconsin.


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Women's Voices from the Western Frontier continues the evocative tone of the author's previous book, Women's Voices from the Oregon Trail.

Sweeping yet intimate, Susan G. Butruille's book gives voice to the women of the many western frontiers through their journals, stories, songs &. The tribulations and joys of women's lives on the American frontier in the 19th century are brought to vivid life in this well-researched book by Susan Butruille.

She has done an outstanding job of describing what it was like, mostly in the Pacific Northwest Wyoming, Colorado, and the Southwest -- but more than that, she has given us voices /5(4). Women's Voices from the West Frontier book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

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I n the American imagination, the rugged, vast landscapes of the West are dotted with solitary men on horseback—cowboys, outlaws, sheriffs. But the frontier was also home to women whose stories Author: Zócalo Public Square. The Western Frontier Library Series is published by the University of Oklahoma Press.

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