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A Mine of Her Own: Women Prospectors in the American West, 1850-1950
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A Mine of Her Own: Women Prospectors in the American West, 1850-1950 (Paperback)

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From the California gold rush through the mid-twentieth century, a special breed of women played an integral and heretofore unrecognized part in some of the most stirring adventures of the pioneer experience: the saintly Nellie Cashman; the copper queen Ferminia Sarras, known for her grand sprees; the former rodeo champion turned prospector; the ex-actress who snowshoed her way to Nome; and many more. Chosen as one of the top ten books of all time by the Mining History Association, A Mine of Her Own tells the definitive story of America's women prospectors for the first time.

LGBT & Gender StudiesGender studiesGender studies: womenPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groups Publisher: University of Nebraska Press Publication Date: 10/06/2000 ISBN-13: 9780803299160  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Sally Zanjani is adjunct political science professor at the University of Nevada, Reno. She is the author of Sarah Winnemucca (2001).

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