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Encyclopedia of Women in the American West

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Beschreibung

Beschreibung

The Encyclopedia of Women of the American West captures the lives of more than 150 women who made their mark from the mid-1800s to the present, contextualizing their experiences and contributions to American society.

Including many women profiled for the first time, the encyclopedia offers immense value and interest to practicing historians as well as students and the public.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

List of Entries
Reader's Guide
List of Contributors
Preface - Danielle Moon
Introduction
A-Z Entries
Appendix: The Chronology of America and its Women
Appendix: Women's Organizations
Appendix: Researching Women's History
Index

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"Few worlds are as male-dominated as the popularly imagined stereotype of the American West. Bakken, Farrington and a team of 58 academic contributors provide a fine corrective to the traditional rough-and-tumble view. . . . Although most of the entries are biographical, several extended essays examine regional experiences and such topics as the Air Force Academy and women, the conservation movement, jail matrons, Native-American protests, philanthropy and women in mining. Suggested readings are aimed at students, but this volume should earn a place on the shelf in high school, public and academic libraries."
EAN: 9780761923565
ISBN: 076192356X
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: SAGE PUBN
Erscheinungsdatum: Juni 2003
Seitenanzahl: 408 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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