9781943328086-1943328080-Westward the Women

Westward the Women

ISBN-13: 9781943328086
ISBN-10: 1943328080
Edition: Reprint
Author: Ross, Nancy Wilson
Publication date: 2016
Publisher: WestWinds Press
Format: Paperback 200 pages
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ISBN-13: 9781943328086
ISBN-10: 1943328080
Edition: Reprint
Author: Ross, Nancy Wilson
Publication date: 2016
Publisher: WestWinds Press
Format: Paperback 200 pages

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Acknowledged authors Ross, Nancy Wilson wrote Westward the Women comprising 200 pages back in 2016. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 1943328080 and 9781943328086. Since then Westward the Women textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price or rent at the marketplace.

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WESTWARD THE WOMEN is a book about women of every kind and sort, from nuns to prostitutes, who participated in the greatest American adventure―pioneering across the continent. Not only does the material represent half-forgotten history―which the author garnered from attics, libraries, state historical museums, and the reminiscences of Far Western Old-timers―but it is unique in presenting the woman’s side of the story in this major American experience. With dramatic clarity the author of FARTHEST REACH has written the intimate and human stories of certain outstanding personalities among these pioneer women; the Maine blue-stocking pursuing her studies of botany and taxidermy in frontier solitude; the gentle nuns from Belgium teaching needlework and litanies to “children of the forest”; the little ex-milliner who performed the first autopsy by a woman; the suffragette who established a newspaper for Western women and rode plushy river boats and the dusty roads preaching her gospel of Equal Rights; hurdy-gurdy girls from Idaho boomtowns; and many another martyr, heroine, diarist, gun moll, missionary, feminist, and mother in this turbulent era of pioneering.

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