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Agrarian Women: Wives and Mothers in Rural Nebraska, 1880-1940 / Edition 1

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Overview

Challenges the widely held assumption that frontier farm life in the United States made it easier for women to achieve rough equality with men.
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Fink looks at the family farm from the perspective of the women who lived and worked there as wives and mothers. Using both women's narratives and quantitative data, she examines the daily lives of women in east-central Nebraska from its settlement in the later 19th century until the eve of World War II. Paper edition (unseen), $12.95. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780807843642
  • Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
  • Publication date: 3/30/1992
  • Series: Studies in Rural Culture
  • Edition description: 1
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 272
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 9.02 (h) x 0.72 (d)

Meet the Author

Deborah Fink is author of Open Country, Iowa: Rural Women, Tradition, and Change. She lives in Ames, Iowa.
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