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Agrarian Women and the Welfare State

Agrarian Women and the Welfare State Sommestad, Lena, translator Grey Osterud.  Agrarian Women, the Gender of Dairy Work, and the Two-Breadwinner Model in the Swedish Welfare State. New York and London: Routledge, 2019. Review by Sally McMurry, Professor Emerita of … Continue reading

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Rural Women on Display

Rural women remain hidden from view in local historical societies. Continue reading

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Women on the Texas Frontier

When we include the native women, the Tejanas, the Germans, and the many women of multiple nationalities who migrated to rural areas to stand by their men, or to stand without a man, how does that revise the perception of male Anglo-dominated glory and legendary heroes? Continue reading

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