I physically experience farm life in the context of the research I conduct, and I often reflect on the lives of women in this same place when it was in its ascendancy.
Whether you are a foodie or a gender or food studies researcher, you will find much to savor in this unique volume.
Backstories: The Kitchen Table Cookbook is the perfect amalgamation of scholarly articles juxtaposed with heartwarming family memories associated with particular foods, and yes, plenty of recipes.
By embracing elements of history, rural studies, and women’s studies, this volume offers a unique perspective by relating food history with social dynamics. It is sure to inspire eclectic dining and conversations. #rwsa #rwsa2021 #foodstudies #ruralwomen #aghistory
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.”