Pioneer Women: Voices from the Kansas Frontier  (Pasta blanda)

Pioneer Women: Voices from the Kansas Frontier (Pasta blanda)

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  • From a rediscovered collection of autobiographical accounts written by hundreds of Kansas pioneer women in the early twentieth century, Joanna Stratton has created a collection hailed by Newsweek as “uncommonly interesting” and “a remarkable distillation of primary sources.”
  • Never before has there been such a detailed record of women’s courage, such a living portrait of the women who civilized the American frontier. Here are their stories: wilderness mothers, schoolmarms, Indian squaws, immigrants, homesteaders, and circuit riders. Their personal recollections of prairie fires, locust plagues, cowboy shootouts, Indian raids, and blizzards on the plains vividly reveal the drama, danger and excitement of the pioneer experience.
  • These were women of relentless determination, whose tenacity helped them to conquer loneliness and privation. Their work was the work of survival, it demanded as much from them as from their men—and at last that partnership has been recognized. “These voices are haunting” (The New York Times Book Review), and they reveal the special heroism and industriousness of pioneer women as never before.
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  • PID NmRmYzZjY2
  • Número de modelo 978-0671447489
  • ISBN 978-0671447489

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Número de paginas: : 320 páginas
Editor: Touchstone; Edición: Later Printing (17 de septiembre de 1982)
ISBN-10: 0671447483
ISBN13: 978-0671447489
Peso: 14.4 oz.

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