Plains Woman

Plains Woman : The Diary of Martha Farnsworth, 1882-1922

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Among the numerous diaries published recently as scholars probe women's history, Farnsworth's is a real find." -Sally Mitchell

The publication now of books like Martha Farnsworth's has contributed to radical revisions of women's history and reassessment of women's skills as writers." -Elizabeth Hampsten

... superb edition of the diary of Kansas pioneer Martha Farnsworth... a fact-filled, revealing account of an extraordinary-but-ordinary woman... " -American Quarterly

... the inside story of a women's life in the middle of America... " -Bloomsbury Review

A Kansas teacher, housewife, photographer, and suffragist, Martha Farnsworth compulsively recorded her life in middle America during a period of tremendous social and cultural change.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 154.9 x 231.1 x 27.9mm | 544.32g
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • 0253204801
  • 9780253204806

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"Among the numerous diaries published recently as scholars probe women's history, Farnsworth's is a real find." Sally Mitchell "The publication now of books like Martha Farnsworth's has contributed to radical revisions of women's history and reassessment of women's skills as writers." Elizabeth Hampsten " ... superb edition of the diary of Kansas pioneer Martha Farnsworth ... a fact-filled, revealing account of an extraordinary-but-ordinary woman ... " American Quarterly " ... the inside story of a women's life in the middle of America ... " Bloomsbury Review
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Table of contents

List of Illustrations

Introduction

Acknowledgments

Editorial Note

The Diary of Martha Farnsworth, 1882-1922

Epilogue

Notes

Index
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