The female frontier: a comparative view of women on the prairie and the plains

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University Press of Kansas, 1988 - History - 299 pages
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User Review  - Kathy - Goodreads

I found many of the author's examples interesting, but feel that the book was weak in many areas. Since the subtitle is "A comparative view of women on the prairie and the plains" I believe the ... Read full review

Review: The Female Frontier: A Comparative View of Women on the Prairie and the Plains

User Review  - Rochelle - Goodreads

this book was really interesting for me because the author (from Iowa) obviously came to Bloomington to research her book! She cit ed many sources from the McLean County Historical Library. I didn't ... Read full review

Contents

A Profile of Frontierswomen on the Prairie
14
Home and Hearth on the Prairie
42
Home and Hearth on the Plains
76
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About the author (1988)

About the Author:
Glenda Gates Riley is Bracker Professor of American History at Ball State University. Among her many publications are Inventing the American Woman, Women and Indians on the Frontier and The Female Frontier.

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