Women In Early Texas

Women in Early Texas
Publisher Texas State Historical Assn
Release Date
Category Biography & Autobiography
Total Pages 334
ISBN STANFORD:36105008556701
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews
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The Austin chapter of the American Association of University Women, in celebration of International Women'syear and the American Revolution Bicentennial, has complied biographies of fifty.

Women in Early Texas
  • Author : Evelyn M. Carrington
  • Publisher : Texas State Historical Assn
  • Release Date : 1994

The Austin chapter of the American Association of University Women, in celebration of International Women'syear and the American Revolution Bicentennial, has complied biographies of fifty.

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Revolutionary Women of Texas and Mexico
  • Author : Kathy Sosa,Ellen Riojas Clark,Jennifer Speed
  • Publisher : Trinity University Press
  • Release Date : 2020-12-03

Much ink has been spilled over the men of the Mexican Revolution, but far less has been written about its women. Kathy Sosa, Ellen Riojas Clark, and Jennifer Speed set out to right this wrong in Revolutionary Women of Texas and Mexico, which celebrates the women of early Texas and

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Black Women in Texas History
  • Author : Bruce A. Glasrud
  • Publisher : Texas A&M University Press
  • Release Date : 2008

Though often consigned to the footnotes of history, African American women are a significant part of the rich, multiethnic heritage of Texas and the United States. Until now, though, their story has frequently been fragmented and underappreciated. "Black Women in Texas History" draws together a multi-author narrative of the experiences

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Texas Women and Ranching
  • Author : Deborah M. Liles,Cecilia Gutierrez Venable
  • Publisher : Texas A&M University Press
  • Release Date : 2019-01-24

The realm of ranching history has long been dominated by men, from tales—tall or true—of cowboys and cattlemen, to a century’s worth of male writers and historians who have been the primary chroniclers of Texas history. As women’s history has increasingly gained a foothold not only

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Women in Texas History
  • Author : Angela Boswell
  • Publisher : Texas A&M University Press
  • Release Date : 2018-10-15

In recent decades, a small but growing number of historians have dedicated their tireless attention to analyzing the role of women in Texas history. Each contribution—and there have been many—represents a brick in the wall of new Texas history. From early Native societies to astronauts, Women in Texas

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Women in Texas History
  • Author : Angela Boswell
  • Publisher : Texas A&M University Press
  • Release Date : 2018-10-12

In recent decades, a small but growing number of historians have dedicated their tireless attention to analyzing the role of women in Texas history. Each contribution—and there have been many—represents a brick in the wall of new Texas history. From early Native societies to astronauts, Women in Texas

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Texas Women
  • Author : Elizabeth Hayes Turner,Stephanie Cole,Rebecca Sharpless
  • Publisher : University of Georgia Press
  • Release Date : 2015

"This is a collection of biographies and composite essays of Texas women, contextualized over the course of history to include subjects that reflect the enormous racial, class, and religious diversity of the state. Offering insights into the complex ways that Texas' position on the margins of the United States has

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Texas Dames
  • Author : Carmen Goldthwaite
  • Publisher : Arcadia Publishing
  • Release Date : 2012-10-02

These are the Texas Dames, women who sallied forth to run sprawling ranches, build towns, helm major banks and shape Lone Star history. These "Dames" broke gender and racial barriers in every facet of life. Some led the way as heroines, while others slid headlong into notoriety, but nearly all

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Women and the Texas Revolution
  • Author : Mary L. Scheer
  • Publisher : University of North Texas Press
  • Release Date : 2012

"Historically, wars and revolutions have offered politically and socially disadvantaged people the opportunity to contribute to the nation (or cause) in exchange for future expanded rights. Although shorter than most conflicts, the Texas Revolution nonetheless profoundly affected not only the leaders and armies, but the survivors, especially women, who endured

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Texas Women Writers
  • Author : Sylvia Ann Grider,Lou Halsell Rodenberger
  • Publisher : Texas A&M University Press
  • Release Date : 1997

Texas Women Writers: A Tradition of Their Own is a sweeping account of a rich yet largely ignored literary history covering over 160 years of women's writing in the Lone Star State. Their writings vary widely in theme, setting, and voice; nevertheless, these writers share a distinct tradition that is in

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Peace Came in the Form of a Woman
  • Author : Juliana Barr
  • Publisher : Univ of North Carolina Press
  • Release Date : 2009-11-30

Revising the standard narrative of European-Indian relations in America, Juliana Barr reconstructs a world in which Indians were the dominant power and Europeans were the ones forced to accommodate, resist, and persevere. She demonstrates that between the 1690s and 1780s, Indian peoples including Caddos, Apaches, Payayas, Karankawas, Wichitas, and Comanches

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Black Texas Women
  • Author : Ruthe Winegarten
  • Publisher : University of Texas Press
  • Release Date : 2010-07-22

Women of all colors have shaped families, communities, institutions, and societies throughout history, but only in recent decades have their contributions been widely recognized, described, and celebrated. This book presents the first comprehensive history of black Texas women, a previously neglected group whose 150 years of continued struggle and some successes

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A Love Letter to Texas Women
  • Author : Sarah Bird
  • Publisher : University of Texas Press
  • Release Date : 2016-04-05

What is it that distinguishes Texas women—the famous Yellow Rose and her descendants? Is it that combination of graciousness and grit that we revere in First Ladies Laura Bush and Lady Bird Johnson? The rapier-sharp wit that Ann Richards and Molly Ivins used to skewer the good ole boy

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Texas Woman
  • Author : Joan Johnston
  • Publisher : Dell
  • Release Date : 2003

Forced into a desperate bargain with the aristocratic Cruz Guerrero, Sloan Stewart, the eldest daughter of a wealthy cotton planter and a woman wounded by passion, never expected true love as they become caught in the middle between a traitorous enemy and an embattled republic. Original.

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Women Pioneers in Texas Medicine
  • Author : Elizabeth Silverthorne,Geneva Fulgham
  • Publisher : Texas A&M University Press
  • Release Date : 1997

The pioneering figures presented here have forged new paths for women in fields ranging from nursing, pharmacy, public health, and dentistry to general and hospital practice, hospice care, virology, surgery, and psychiatry. Their stories reveal the special obstacles they faced and overcame as women practicing in a demanding, traditionally all-male

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