So Much to Be Done: Women Settlers on the Mining and Ranching Frontier - Women in the West (Paperback)Ruth Barnes Moynihan (editor), Susan Armitage (editor), Christiane Fischer Dichamp (editor)
Paperback 354 Pages
In this new and enlarged edition the editors have built on an already strong collection with four new accounts. Colorado pioneer Augusta Tabor gives a sense of the heady days as Leadville became a major mining center. Abigail Duniway describes the challenges of life for women in the Pacific Northwest. Effie Wiltbank's short selection is a reminiscence of her grandmother's "receet" for washing clothes, a chore that epitomizes the practical skill, determination, and common sense required of so many Western women. Apolinaria Lorenzana offers a rare glimpse of the operations of the mission system while illuminating the perils of living with the acquisitive Americans.
Publisher: University of Nebraska Press
Number of pages: 354
Weight: 499 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 19 mm
Edition: 2nd edition
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