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Divorce: An American Tradition

Glenda Riley - Social Science - 1997 - 262 pages
According to Glenda Riley, “the historical conflict between anti-divorce and pro-divorce factions has prevented the development of effective, beneficial divorce laws ...
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Women and Nature: Saving the "Wild" West

Glenda Riley - Nature - 1999 - 279 pages
Long before Rachel Carson?s fight against pesticides placed female environmental activists in the national spotlight, women were involved in American environmentalism. In Women ...
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The Life and Legacy of Annie Oakley

Glenda Riley - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 272 pages
A biography of America's greatest female sharpshooter delves beneath her popular image to reveal a conservative but competitive woman who wanted to succeed.
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Wild Women of the Old West

Glenda Riley, Richard W. Etulain - History - 2003 - 229 pages
Presents the sensational lives and exploits of nine notorious women from the days of boisterous frontier saloons and high-noon showdowns.
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Taking Land, Breaking Land: Women Colonizing the American West and Kenya ...

Glenda Riley - History - 2003 - 360 pages
"On both frontiers, white women were active agents of colonial conquest. They believed in the necessity of imposing their culture upon native peoples to bring about ...
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Women and Indians on the Frontier, 1825-1915

Glenda Riley - History - 1984 - 336 pages
Pioneer women going west carried distinct images of themselves and of American Indians. Their views reflected stereotypes pervading the popular literature and journalism of the ...
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Inventing the American Woman: Since 1877

Glenda Riley - History - 2001 - 573 pages
In two volumes, this third edition features expanded coverage of women in the military, women's healthcare, divorce, and women of colour, especially Spanish-speaking, American ...
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