In this book frontier women gain a voice they never had. Professor Myres uses extensive new material by and about women-- letters, journals, and reminiscences from over 400 collections-- to study the impact of the frontier on women's lives and the role of women in the West.
|Publisher:||University of New Mexico Press|
|Series:||Histories of the American Frontier Series|
|Lexile:||1550L (what's this?)|
About the Author
Howard R. Lamar is Sterling Professor Emeritus of History at Yale and a former president of that university.
Martin Ridge is a senior research associate in the Henry E. Huntington Library. He has taught at San Diego State University, Indiana University, and the California Institute of Technology. He is the former editor of the Journal of American History and the past president of the Pacific Coast Branch of the American Historical Association and Western History Association. He is the author of numerous scholarly and review articles dealing with the American West. He is the coeditor of Histories of the American Frontier.
David J. Weber is The Robert and Nancy Dedman Professor of History and the Director of the Clements Center for Southwest Studies at Southern Methodist University.