For the past half century, Caroline Schimmel has collected narratives of women overcoming obstacles in the wilderness.
Instead of retreating to their parlors and bemoaning their plight, women in Territorial Kansas advocated for themselves and their families in the face of loss.
_Equality at the Ballot Box_ is the first volume to explore the long history of woman suffrage in Wyoming, Montana, South Dakota, and North Dakota from a regional perspective.
Like many white women involved in rodeo, Baldwin both utilized and perpetuated common tropes about authentic western womanhood, while also cheekily resisting them.
Marie Bottineau Baldwin was both a suffragist and Native American rights activist. She sought to educate people about women's traditional political rights in Native society.
In Heartland, Smarsh eloquently unpacks the harsh realities of the working poor in places that are simultaneously celebrated as the nation’s “heartland” and mocked as being part of the “great flyover.”
International collaborations are very fruitful...offering new viewpoints on crucial questions about the present as well as the past.
Changing perceptions of rural women require different research strategies.
"[T]he modern nation-state is founded on s*&t, which seems only appropriate given the damage that nationalism has done to people and planet."
Marie Wilson rejected the rigid world of the plantation and embraced an unorthodox and worldly lifestyle.