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Author Morin, Karen M.

Title Frontiers of femininity : a new historical geography of the nineteenth-century American West / Karen M. Morin.

Imprint Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  305.420978 M825f 2008    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xii, 278 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Space, place, and society
Space, place, and society.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-248) and index.
Contents Introduction: The frontiers of femininity -- Trains through the plains : the great plains landscape of Victorian women travelers -- Peak practices : Englishwomen's heroic adventures in the nineteenth-century American West -- Gender, nature, empire : women naturalists in nineteenth-century British women's travel literature (with Jeanne Kay Guelke) -- Surveying Britain's informal empire : Rose Kingsley's 1872 reconnaissance for the Mexican National Railway -- British women travelers and constructions of racial difference across the nineteenth-century American West -- Postcolonialism and Native American geographies : the letters of Rosalie La Flesche Farley, 1896-1899 -- Mining empire : journalists in the American West, circa 1870 -- Afterword: Imprints on a new historical geography of North America.
Subject Feminists -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Suffrage -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Women's studies -- United States -- History.
ISBN 9780815631675 (cloth : alk. paper)
0815631677 (cloth : alk. paper)
Standard No. NZ1 12833612

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