So Much to Be Done: Women Settlers on the Mining and Ranching Frontier, 2nd Edition

Anno: 1998
Rilegatura: Paperback / softback
Pagine: 354 p.
Testo in English
Dimensioni: 229 x 152 mm
Peso: 499 gr.
  • EAN: 9780803282483
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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.