Re-Dressing America's Frontier Past

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Product Details

Price
$35.94
Publisher
University of California Press
Publish Date
Pages
270
Dimensions
6.0 X 8.9 X 0.8 inches | 0.85 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780520274426

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About the Author

Peter Boag holds the Columbia Chair in the History of the American West at Washington State University. He is the author of Environment and Experience: Settlement Culture in Nineteenth-Century Oregon and Same Sex Affairs: Constructing and Controlling Homosexuality in the Pacific Northwest, both from UC Press.

Reviews

"A extremely valuable work."--Blake Allmendinger"Pacific Northwest Quarterly" (09/01/2012)
"A lovely (and at times wry) new volume."--Daniel Hurewitz"Western Historical Qtly" (09/01/2012)
"The recovery of these accounts over a century later is an important step toward understanding a hitherto hidden aspect of our frontier past."--Terri Schlichenmeyer"Gay & Lesbian Review/Worldwide" (09/01/2012)
"This is fascinating stuff, on many levels. . . . If you're a western history buff especially, you need to outfit yourself with this book soon."-- (06/28/2012)
"Challenging, informative work. . . . Highly recommended."-- (05/01/2012)
"Fascinating. . . . [An] impressive contribution to western and gender history."-- (10/18/2012)
"Because it uncovers a wealth of stories that are overdue for telling, Re-Dressing America's Frontier Past is the ticket. If you're a western history buff especially, you need to outfit yourself with this book soon."-- (08/31/2012)
"Absorbing and essential reading for those interested in transgender history, the history of sexuality, and the history of the American West."--Pacific Historical Review (02/01/2013)
"Innovative. . . . Fascinating. . . . Original and convincing. . . . With a keen scholarly edge, [Boag] successfully breaks down gender and sexual binaries."-- (03/01/2013)