Monthly Archives: January 2018

“This is all the home I now have”: Deserted and Widowed Homesteaders

Women homesteaders … pressed the bounds of imposed limitations with and sometimes without the help of their male counterparts. The women homesteaders in the Study Area also press the bounds of current homesteading scholarship. Continue reading

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Gender and the Routledge History of Rural America: An Editor’s Point of View

When I proposed the Routledge History of Rural America, my desire was to edit a book that provided a state-of-the-art view of the topic.  Continue reading

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Going Cage Free: Using Rural History in the Classroom

The history of rural spaces … is an essential component of understanding our interconnected past and adding to our future. Continue reading

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