Women and Gender in the American West

ISBN-10: 0826335993

ISBN-13: 9780826335999

Edition: 2004

Authors: Mary Ann Irwin, James Brooks, James F. Brooks, James F. Brooks

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List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: University of New Mexico Press
Publication date: 10/30/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 447
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Robert W. Cherny is a professor of history at San Francisco State University and the author, co-author, or editor of numerous books, includingAmerican Politics in the Gilded Age, 1868–1900, and, with William Issel, ofSan Francisco, 1865–1932: Politics, Power, and Urban Development. Mary Ann Irwin is an instructor in the California community college system and the author or coeditor of several books and articles, includingWomen and Gender in the American West: Jensen-Miller Essays from the Coalition for Western Women’s History. Ann Marie Wilson is a College Fellow and Lecturer on History at Harvard University. Her first journal article received the 2010 Fishel-Calhoun Prize of the Society for Historians of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era.   Contributors: Cameron Binkley, Eunice Eichelberger, Susan Englander, Linda Heidenreich, Mildred Nichols Hamilton, Jarrod Harrison, Sandra L. Henderson, Mark Hopkins, Teresa Hurley, Mary Ann Irwin, Michelle Kleehammer, Rebecca Mead, Joshua Paddison, and Ann Marie Wilson.

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