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Women in Utah history [electronic resource] : paradigm or paradox? / edited by Patricia Lyn Scott and Linda Thatcher ; Susan Allred Whetstone, photograph editor.

Contributor(s): Scott, Patricia Lyn | Thatcher, Linda, 1946- | Utah Women's History Association | Utah State Historical Society.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Logan, Utah : Utah State University Press, 2005Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 438 p.) : ill.ISBN: 0874215161 (electronic bk.); 9780874215168 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Women -- Utah -- History | Women -- Utah -- Social conditions | Utah -- History | Utah -- Social conditions | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Women's Studies | Soziale Situation | Frau | UtahGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Women in Utah history.DDC classification: 305.4/09792 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Polygamous and monogamous Mormon women : a comparison / Jessie L. Embry and Lois Kelley -- Innovation and accommodation : the legal status of women in territorial Utah, 1850-1896 / Lisa Madsen Pearson and Carol Cornwall Madsen -- Conflict and contributions : women in churches, 1847-1920 / John Sillito -- Ethnic women, 1900-1940 / Helen Z. Papanikolas -- Professionalization of farm women, 1890-1940 / Cynthia Sturgis -- Gainfully employed women, 1896-1950 / Miriam B. Murphy -- From schoolmarm to state superintendent : the changing role of women in education, 1847-2004 / Mary R. Clark and Patricia Lyn Scott -- Scholarship, service, and sisterhood : women's clubs and associations, 1877-1977 / Jill Mulvay Derr -- Women of letters : a unique literary tradition / Gary Topping -- Women in the arts : evolving roles and diverse expressions / Martha Sonntag Bradley-Evans -- Women in politics : power in the public sphere / Kathryn L. MacKay -- Women's life cycles, 1850-1940 / Jessie L. Embry.
Summary: A project of the Utah Women's History Association and cosponsored by the Utah State Historical Society, Paradigm or Paradox provides the first thorough survey of the complicated history of all Utah women. Some of the finest historians studying Utah examine the spectrum of significant social and cultural topics in the state's history that particularly have involved or affected women.
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"A project of the Utah Women's History Association cosponsored by the Utah State Historical Society."

Includes bibliographical references (p. 416-418) and index.

Polygamous and monogamous Mormon women : a comparison / Jessie L. Embry and Lois Kelley -- Innovation and accommodation : the legal status of women in territorial Utah, 1850-1896 / Lisa Madsen Pearson and Carol Cornwall Madsen -- Conflict and contributions : women in churches, 1847-1920 / John Sillito -- Ethnic women, 1900-1940 / Helen Z. Papanikolas -- Professionalization of farm women, 1890-1940 / Cynthia Sturgis -- Gainfully employed women, 1896-1950 / Miriam B. Murphy -- From schoolmarm to state superintendent : the changing role of women in education, 1847-2004 / Mary R. Clark and Patricia Lyn Scott -- Scholarship, service, and sisterhood : women's clubs and associations, 1877-1977 / Jill Mulvay Derr -- Women of letters : a unique literary tradition / Gary Topping -- Women in the arts : evolving roles and diverse expressions / Martha Sonntag Bradley-Evans -- Women in politics : power in the public sphere / Kathryn L. MacKay -- Women's life cycles, 1850-1940 / Jessie L. Embry.

A project of the Utah Women's History Association and cosponsored by the Utah State Historical Society, Paradigm or Paradox provides the first thorough survey of the complicated history of all Utah women. Some of the finest historians studying Utah examine the spectrum of significant social and cultural topics in the state's history that particularly have involved or affected women.

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