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Author Simonsen, Jane E.

Title Making home work [electronic resource] : domesticity and Native American assimilation in the American West, 1860-1919 / Jane E. Simonsen.

Published Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2006.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description xii, 266 p. : ill.
Series Gender and American culture
Gender & American culture.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [243]-259) and index.
Contents Introduction: Squaring the circle -- Prairie heirs and heiresses : Native American history and the future of the West in Caroline Soule's The pet of the settlement -- The house divided : class and race in the married woman's home -- Object lessons : domesticity on display in Native American assimilation -- The cook, the photographer, and her majesty, the allotting agent : unsettling domesticity in E. Jane Gay's Choup-nit-ki -- A model of its kind : Anna Dawson Wilde's home in the field -- Border designs : domestic production and cultural survival -- Postscript: The map and the territory.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Other author ProQuest (Firm)
Subject Arts and society -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century.
Arts and society -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 20th century.
Home economics -- Cross-cultural studies.
Social values -- West (U.S.)
Women -- West (U.S.) -- Social conditions.
Indian women -- Cultural assimilation -- West (U.S.)
Electronic books.
ISBN 0807830321 (cloth : alk. paper)
0807856959 (pbk. : alk. paper)