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Women's Diaries of the Westward Journey
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Pioneers and Seekers > Women's Diaries of the Westward Journey - Lillian Schlissel

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Aubrey (korrick) | 2004 comments Women's Diaries of the Westward Journey, Lillian Schlissel, 1982, United States, HISTORY/DIARIES

"History, relying predominantly on men's writings, often presents this journey in terms of mythic adventure...After studying the writings of 103 women, Lillian Schlissel determined, "If ever there was a time when men and women turned their psychic energies toward opposite visions, the overland journey was that time."..."

(E.B., p. 244)


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Suzy (goodreadscomsuzy_hillard) | 1 comments one of my favorite books of all time. Eye-opening and heartrending.


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