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Review: Women of the West

User Review  - Whitney - Goodreads

Awesome! Fantastic stories of the really really wild wild West– best of all, told *by the women who lived them!!* All 1st person accounts from diaries and letters of truly courageous pioneers, from ... Read full review

Review: Women of the West

User Review  - Bethany - Goodreads

Loved the pictures and first hand accounts of westward pioneer women. Read full review

Review: Women of the West

User Review  - Susan - Goodreads

I stopped reading this before finishing. Personal journals can be instructive, interesting, or tedious. All three types are included in this book. It was simply too long to hold my interest. The ... Read full review

Review: Women of the West

User Review  - Michelle Ventresca - Goodreads

So very interesting to read how life was for women way back when. No air-conditioning? Only kidding about that, but it was quite heartbreaking to read how many women lost not one, but maybe two or ... Read full review

Review: Women of the West

User Review  - missy ward-lambert - Goodreads

This book is really phenomenal: the stories and photos illuminate the many diverse spaces women occupied in the early American West. I take off a star, though, because I felt the book's treatment of ... Read full review

Review: Women of the West

User Review  - Diana - Goodreads

A gorgeous book, with fascinating pictures of women in the West during the 19th century, and a text that is mostly the diaries and letters of women of the same period. Read full review

Review: Women of the West

User Review  - Corbin - Goodreads

Five stars for the selection of primary sources. Zero stars for the ethnocentrism, implicit and explicit, and the disgusting way the author skated over issues of race. Read full review

Review: Women of the West

User Review  - Alie - Goodreads

I found this book a fascinating introduction into the experiences of women during the great west migration. It contains diary entries from several women (including Elinor Pruitt Stewart)and pictures of the women along the journey, cooking in their sod homes, roping horses. It is very cool. Read full review

Review: Women of the West

User Review  - Donna - Goodreads

This book made me so grateful for living in this modern day! Read full review


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