More Than Petticoats: Remarkable New Mexico Women, 2nd

More Than Petticoats: Remarkable New Mexico Women, 2nd

by Beverly West
     
 

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Moving portraits of fourteen independent women who helped make New Mexico what it is today More Than Petticoats: Remarkable New Mexico Women profiles the lives of fourteen of the state's most important historical figures—women from across New Mexico, from many different backgrounds, and from various walks of life. With enduring strength and compassion,

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Moving portraits of fourteen independent women who helped make New Mexico what it is today More Than Petticoats: Remarkable New Mexico Women profiles the lives of fourteen of the state's most important historical figures—women from across New Mexico, from many different backgrounds, and from various walks of life. With enduring strength and compassion, these remarkable women broke through social, cultural, or political barriers to make contributions to society that still have an impact today. Read about:Mother Magdalen and the Sisters of Loretto, pioneers of educationNampeyo, master potter and preserver of Hopi cultureElsie Clews Parsons, innovative anthropologist and trailblazing feministGeorgia O'Keeffe, iconoclast and renowned painterNina Otero-Warren, influential educator, eminent politician, and full-fledged, larger-than-life characterEach of these women demonstrated an independence of spirit that is as inspiring now as it was then. Read about their extraordinary lives in this captivating collection of biographies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762778409
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
03/06/2012
Series:
More than Petticoats Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
1,318,123
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Beverly West is a best-selling author; six of her books were written with her husband, Jason Bergund, including Pugtherapy, Please Don't Feed the Daisy: Living, Loving, and Losing Weight with the World's Hungriest Dog, and the bestseller What Pets Do While You're at Work.

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