Knockout Narratives Sale

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Visit our stores

Customer Comments

0519dmmyers has commented on (1) product.

Intimate Frontiers: Sex, Gender, and Culture in Old California
Intimate Frontiers: Sex, Gender, and Culture in Old California

0519dmmyers, May 5, 2009

Intimate Frontiers is a "must read" for lovers of California history. Professor Hurtado has a delightful way of grabbing the reader with interesting stories and nuggets about the people who shaped the West. I have read the book cover to cover at least twice and have cited it copiously in my thesis. In addition, I have read several pieces written by Professor Hurtado and they all deliver the same powerful message. Curiously, a male writes about history yet usually conveys 'herstory.' The chapter entitled 'Amelia's Body' is especially poignant and the reader gets a genuine feel for how women have struggled to make their presence known.
Was this comment helpful? | Yes | No

  • back to top


Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at