The Women's West / edited and with introductions by Susan Armitage and Elizabeth Jameson.
Contributor(s): Armitage, Susan H. (Susan Hodge) | Jameson, Elizabeth.Material type: TextPublisher: Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, c1987Edition: 1st ed.Description: xi, 323 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0806120436 (alk. paper); 9780806120430 (alk. paper); 0806120673 (pbk.); 9780806120676 (pbk.).Subject(s): Women -- West (U.S.) -- History | Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.) | Women -- United States -- History -- 19th century | United States Western states Women, 1800-1900DDC classification: 305.4/0978 Other classification: HR 1864 | HT 1844
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Includes bibliographies and index.
pt. 1. Myths: Through women's eyes: a new view of the West / Susan Armitage -- The way we weren't: images of women and men in cowboy art / Corlann Gee Bush -- Illusion and illumination: visual images of American Indian women in the West / Patricia Albers and William James -- pt. 2. Meetings: The role of native women in the creation of Fur Trade Society in Western Canada, 1670-1830 / Sylvia Van Kirk -- Beyond princess and squaw: army officers' perceptions of Indian women / Sherry L. Smith -- Sharing bed and board: cohabitation and cultural difference in central Arizona mining towns, 1863-1873 / Susan L. Johnson -- pt. 3. Emotional continuities: Laura, Ma, Mary, Carrie, and Grace: Western women as portrayed by Laura Ingalls Wilder / Kathryn Adam -- Violence against women: power dynamics in literature of the Western family / Melody Graulich -- Lena Olmstead and Oscar Phillips: love and marriage / Elizabeth Hampsten -- pt. 4. Coming to terms with the West: Women as workers, women as civilizers: true womanhood in the American West / Elizabeth Jameson -- Homesteading in northeastern Colorado, 1873-1920: sex roles and women's experience / Katherine Harris -- Beyond baby doe: child rearing on the mining frontier / Elliott West -- The private lives of public women: prostitution in Butte, Montana, 1878-1917 / Mary Murphy -- Essential servants: immigrant domestics on the Canadian prairies, 1885-1930 / Norma J. Milton -- Waitresses in the trans-Mississipp West: "pretty waiter girls," Harvey girls, and union maids / Mary Lee Spence -- pt. 5. Expanding our focus: Distinctions in Western women's experience: ethnicity, class, and social change / Rosalinda Méndez González -- The "girls" from Syracuse: sex role negotiations of Kansas women in politics, 1887-1890 / Rosalind Urbach Moss -- Networking on the frontier: the Colorado Women's Suffrage Movement, 1876-1893 / Carolyn Stefanco -- The myth of the urban village: women, work, and family among Italian-Americans in twentieth century California / Micaela di Leonardo -- The impact of "Sun Belt industrialization" on Chicanas / Patricia Zavella -- Western women's history: a challenge for the future / Suzan Shown Harjo.