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Author Schackel, Sandra.

Title Working the land : the stories of ranch and farm women in the modern American West / Sandra K. Schackel.

Imprint Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, c2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  978.033 Sch11w 2011    ---  Available
Description xvii, 158 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents "I'd rather be on the farm" : attitudes toward ranch and farm work -- "I'd rather work outside than do housework" : flexible gender roles -- "I didn't milk cows; I gave piano lessons" : will wage work save the family farm? -- "We'd be in bad shape if it wasn't for hunting" : tourist recreation on Western farms and ranches -- "Eat more beef" : ranch and farm women as activists -- Epilogue -- Appendixes: Farm woman questionnaire; Interviewees.
Subject Women ranchers -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 20th century.
Women farmers -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 20th century.
Women ranchers -- West (U.S.) -- Interviews.
Women farmers -- West (U.S.) -- Interviews.
Ranch life -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 20th century.
Farm life -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 20th century.
West (U.S.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.
West (U.S.) -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Interviews -- West (U.S.)
Oral history -- West (U.S.)
ISBN 9780700617807 (cloth : alk. paper)
0700617809 (cloth : alk. paper)

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