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Remarkable New Mexico Women (More Than Petticoats)

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More than Petticoats: Remarkable New Mexico Women presents twelve profiles of women whose artistry, intelligence, and courage broke down barriers in the Land of Enchantment and throughout the world. Among the women included are the Harvey Girls, railroad waitresses and bearers of culture and refinement in the untamed frontier; Mother Magdalen and the Sisters of Loretto, pioneers of education; Nampeyo, master potter and preserver of Hopi culture.These women braved battles, saved nations, scaled mountains, and created masterpieces. Read about their exceptional lives in this collection of absorbing biographies. (6 x 9, 144 pages, b&w photos)

Synopsis:

Twelve absorbing biographies of outstanding women from New Mexico's past.

About the Author

Freelance writer and editor Beverly West lives in New York City. She is the author of several books, including Bibliotherapy and Cinematherapy (Dell Books), screenplays, plays, and two online cybercolumns.

Table of Contents

Introduction (1)Mother Magdalen and the Sisters of Loretto, Pioneers of Education (2)Nampeyo (Snake That Does Not Bite), Hopi Master Potter (3)Mary Colter, Architect of the Earth (4)Elsie Clews Parsons, Interpreter of the Past and Inventor of the Future, The Harvey Girls, The Women Who Tamed the Wild, Wild West (5)Mabel Dodge Luhan, An Artist of Life (6)Frieda Lawrence, A Genius for Living (7)Maria Martinez, Master Potter of San Ildefonso (8)Georgia O'Keeffe, A Woman on Paper, Laura Gilpin, Cowgirl at Heart (9)Millicent Rogers, Collector/Artist of Lifestyle (10)Jesusita Aragon, La Partera: Healer and Midwife, Bibliography, Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780762712229
Author:
West, Beverly
Publisher:
TwoDot
Location:
Guilford, Conn.
Subject:
Women
Subject:
History
Subject:
United States - State & Local
Subject:
New mexico
Subject:
Regional Subjects - West
Subject:
United States - State & Local - General
Subject:
United States / West / Mountain (AZ, CO, ID, MT, NM, UT, WY)
Subject:
Women - New Mexico
Subject:
United States - General
Edition Number:
First edition
Edition Description:
First
Series:
More than petticoats series
Series Volume:
965
Publication Date:
20010901
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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History and Social Science » Americana » New Mexico
History and Social Science » Americana » Western States

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