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Scharff, Virginia
Home lands : how women made the West / Virginia Scharff, Carolyn Brucken
Alternate Title How women made the West
Los Angeles : Autry National Center of the American West, University of California Press, c2010
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 3rd Floor  HQ1438.W45 S337 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Women -- West (U.S.) -- History
Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.)
Women -- West (U.S.) -- Social conditions
Physical Description 171 p., [24] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), map ; 27 cm
Note "This book is published in conjunction with the exhibition Home Lands: How Women Made the West, organized by the Autry National Center of the American West". Exhibitions held at the Autry National Center, Los Angeles, April 15--September 6, 2010 ; Missouri Historical Museum, St. Louis, October 15, 2010--January 15, 2011 ; Gilcrease Museum of the Americas, Tulsa, February 15--May 15, 2011 ; Palace of the Governors and New Mexico History Museum, Santa Fe, June 15--September 15 2011
Includes bibliographical references (p. [137]-150) and index
Contents Home on earth: women and land in the Rio Arriba -- Wedding chest / María Montóya -- Women in motion along the front range -- Front range landscapes / Elliott West -- Waterscapes of Puget Sound -- Japanese American women in the Pacific Northwest / Gail Dubrow -- Postscript: how will we make the West?
Alternate Author Brucken, Carolyn, 1966-

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