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Author Miller, Brandon Marie.
Title Women of the frontier [electronic resource] : 16 tales of trailblazing homesteaders, entrepreneurs, and rabble-rousers / Brandon Mull.
Pub Info Chicago : Chicago Review Press, 2013
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Descript 1 online resource (258 p.)
Series Women of Action
Women of Action.
Note Downloadable ebook.
Description based upon print version of record
Contents Front Cover; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Author's Note; 1 Many a Weary Mile; Margret Reed: Surviving Starvation in the Sierra Nevada; Amelia Stewart Knight: On the Oregon Trail; 2 Oh, Give Me a Home; Narcissa Whitman: Alone, in the Thick Darkness of Heathendom; Miriam Davis Colt: An Experiment in Kansas; Frances Grummond: Army Wife in Wyoming; 3 A Wom an That Can Work; Luzena Stanley Wilson: California Gold Fever; Clara Brown: African American Pioneer; Bethenia Owens-Adair: Female Physician; 4 A nd Now the Fun Begins; Martha Dartt Maxwell: Colorado Naturalist
Charlotte "Lotta" Crabtree: "Golden Wonder" of the Stage5 Great Expect ations for the Future; Mary Elizabeth Lease: Political Firebrand; Carry Nation: "Hatchetation" Against the Devil's Brew; 6 Clash of Cultures; Rachel Parker Plummer and Cynthia Ann Parker: T he Captive and the "White Squaw"; Sarah Winnemucca: Life Among the Paiutes; Susette La Flesche: "An Indian Is a Person"; 7 Love Song to the West; Notes; Bibliography; Index; Back Cover
Summary In 1849 Luzena Wilson set out for California in a covered wagon with her husband and two little boys, hungry to join the tide of gold seekers. Like thousands of others, Luzena undertook the nearly 2,000 mile journey to an unknown land, where she'd rise from flood and fire, a survivor of the wild frontier. From months on the trail to life in a sod hut, western women adapted to their new lives and found beauty in the rugged, often dangerous landscape. They helped tame the Wild
Subject Feminism.
Women -- Psychology.
Women -- Social conditions.
Women pioneers -- West (U.S.) -- History.
Women pioneers -- West (U.S.) -- History -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women pioneers -- History.
Genre Electronic books.
Subject West (U.S.) -- History.
West (U.S.) -- History -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
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Related To Print version: Miller, Brandon Marie Women of the Frontier : 16 Tales of Trailblazing Homesteaders, Entrepreneurs, and Rabble-Rousers Chicago : Chicago Review Press,c2013 9781883052973
ISBN 9781883052980 (electronic bk.)
9781613740002 (electronic bk.)
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