Westering Women and the Frontier Experience, 1800-1915

Westering Women and the Frontier Experience, 1800-1915


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Westering Women and the Frontier Experience, 1800-1915 by Sandra L. Myres

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780826306258
Publisher: University of New Mexico Press
Publication date: 11/28/1982
Series: Histories of the American Frontier Series
Pages: 385
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.

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