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Midwestern Women: Work, Community, and Leadership at the Crossroads

Midwestern Women: Work, Community, and Leadership at the Crossroads (Paperback)

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... an excellent introduction to a complex subject. Anyone interested in the Midwest or in women's history will find it a valuable resource." -Agricultural History... the volume as a whole invigorates the field of midwestern history." -Wisconsin Magazine of History... examines four centuries of Midwestern women's history, including urban and rural, frontier settlers and American Indians, Mexican and European migrants. The book mixes telling anecdotes with scholarly research." -Indianapolis StarWriting about four centuries of midwestern women's history, including urban, rural, and frontier women, Native Americans, African Americans, Mexicanas, as well as European migrants, essayists discuss ways midwestern women's lives resemble those women of other regions and ways in which their lives are distinctive. By addressing a broad range of questions about the lives of midwestern women this volume encourages further research of this neglected but important group. The volume also includes a lengthy bibliography.

GLBT & Gender StudiesGender studiesGender studies: womenPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesEthical issues & debatesEthical issues: prostitution & sex industryPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groups Publisher: Indiana University Press Publication Date: 22/12/1997 ISBN-13: 9780253211330  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Lucy Eldersveld Murphy, Assistant Professor of History at DePaul University in Chicago, has published articles on Native American women and women artisans in midwestern history. Wendy Hamand Venet, Assistant Professor of History at Georgia State University, is author of Neither Ballots nor Bullets: Women Abolitionists and the Civil War.

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