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The Resource Taking land, breaking land : women colonizing the American West and Kenya, 1840-1940, Glenda Riley

Taking land, breaking land : women colonizing the American West and Kenya, 1840-1940, Glenda Riley

Label
Taking land, breaking land : women colonizing the American West and Kenya, 1840-1940
Title
Taking land, breaking land
Title remainder
women colonizing the American West and Kenya, 1840-1940
Statement of responsibility
Glenda Riley
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "In spite of considerable similarities, the American West and Kenya have rarely been compared or contrasted by historians, until now. This book examines the lives of women colonists on the American and Kenyan frontiers to demonstrate the importance of gender and race in shaping women's frontier experience. Although the West and Kenya are half a world apart, have natives of different races, and developed at different periods, the lives of women colonists show remarkable parallels."
  • "On both frontiers, white women were active agents of colonial conquest. They believed in the necessity of imposing their culture upon native peoples to bring about "civilization." In turn, the colonized responded by resisting, which meant that women of color seldom allied with white women."
  • "Riley's discussion of the historical experiences of these two frontiers addresses such crucial issues as women's roles in the continuance of colonization in the U.S. West as opposed to their role in its collapse in Kenya. Although she uses postmodern theoretical concepts of self and other, of resistance and adaptation, her writing will appeal to a broad audience of students, scholars, and general readers."--Jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1938-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Riley, Glenda
Dewey number
967.62/01/082
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
F596
LC item number
.R4155 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women pioneers
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Women pioneers
  • Women pioneers
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • West (U.S.)
  • West (U.S.)
  • Kenya
  • Kenya
  • Kenya
Label
Taking land, breaking land : women colonizing the American West and Kenya, 1840-1940, Glenda Riley
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-355) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
52464933
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 360 pages
Isbn
9780826331113
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2003012648
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Taking land, breaking land : women colonizing the American West and Kenya, 1840-1940, Glenda Riley
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-355) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
52464933
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 360 pages
Isbn
9780826331113
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2003012648
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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