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She Wore a Yellow Ribbon: Women Soldiers and Patriots of the Western Frontier

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From the earliest days of the western frontier, women heeded the call to go west along with their husbands, sweethearts, and parents. Many of these women were attached to the army camps that dotted the prairies as wives, daughters, and camp followers, and some were active participants in the skirmishes and battles that took place as the burgeoning population of the United ...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published August 1st 2004 by TwoDot
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Wendy
Mar 24, 2008 Wendy rated it liked it
This is a book of short biographical essays on important women in Western Frontier history. That having been said, I must now say this was a somewhat boring book. I didn't want it to be. But it was. So read it if you want some Western women's history, but not if you want to be entertained.
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May 27, 2011 Katherine rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Those with interest in the women who lived in the early West and paved the way for the women to come
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It is amazing to discover the number of women who defied society's restrictions to make their own way in a world in which the term women's liberation did not exist. Most of them were not of the affluent families of society and many of them were alone in the world to be sure but some were not renegades but women of principle and courage who could not stand silent despite the current concept of the proper place of women. This book provides condensed biographies of twelve such women. They are as di ...more
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Jan 06, 2014 Jackson rated it really liked it
This is a good introduction to a subject which does not get enough attention. All those things you learned in school? Missing a goodly portion of humanity!
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