The Gendered West: The American West

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781135694333
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 9/13/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 416
  • File size: 5 MB

Table of Contents

Series Dedication
Series Introduction
Volume Dedication
Volume Introduction
Women and Men in Western History: A Stereoptical Vision 1
Women of Color and the Rewriting of Western History: The Discourse, Politics, and Decolonization of History 17
Else Surely We Shall All Hang Separately: The Politics of Western Women's History 51
Race, Sex, and Region: Black Women in the American West, 1850-1920 73
What's Old about the New Western History: Race and Gender, Part 1 102
American Daughters: Black Women in the West 112
Women and Intercultural Relations: The Case of Hispanic New Mexico and Colorado 127
Laura Ingalls Wilder and Rose Wilder Lane: The Politics of a Mother-Daughter Relationship 149
Toward a Multicultural History of Women in the Western United States 177
Women Progressives and the Politics of Americanization in California, 1915-1920 209
Work, Gender, and Power in the American West 233
Single Women Homesteaders: The Perplexing Case of Elinore Pruitt Stewart 253
Engendering the History of Alta California, 1769-1848: Gender, Sexuality, and the Family 274
"We are Women Irish": Gender, Class, Religious, and Ethnic Identity in Anaconda, Montana 304
Amerika Nadeshiko: Japanese Immigrant Women in the United States, 1900-1924 319
"The Liberty of Self-Degradation": Polygamy, Woman Suffrage, and Consent in Nineteenth Century America 339
Constitutional Convention Debates in the West: Racism, Religion, and Gender 373
Acknowledgments 405
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