Re-Dressing America's Frontier Past


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University of California Press
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6.0 X 8.9 X 0.8 inches | 0.85 pounds

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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.


"This is fascinating stuff, on many levels. . . . If you're a western history buff especially, you need to outfit yourself with this book soon."-- "Inland Empire Weekly" (6/28/2012 12:00:00 AM)
"A extremely valuable work."--Blake Allmendinger "Pacific Northwest Quarterly" (9/1/2012 12:00:00 AM)
"Challenging, informative work. . . . Highly recommended."--S. D. Reschly "Choice" (5/1/2012 12:00:00 AM)
"A lovely (and at times wry) new volume."--Daniel Hurewitz "Western Historical Qtly" (9/1/2012 12:00:00 AM)
"Fascinating. . . . [An] impressive contribution to western and gender history."--Richard Stott "American Historical Review" (10/18/2012 12:00:00 AM)
"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."--Terri Schlichenmeyer "Dallas Voice" (8/31/2012 12:00:00 AM)
"Innovative. . . . Fascinating. . . . Original and convincing. . . . With a keen scholarly edge, [Boag] successfully breaks down gender and sexual binaries."--Michael J. Lansing, Augsburg College "Jrnl Of American History" (3/1/2013 12:00:00 AM)
"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" (9/1/2012 12:00:00 AM)
"Absorbing and essential reading for those interested in transgender history, the history of sexuality, and the history of the American West."-- "Pacific Historical Review" (2/1/2013 12:00:00 AM)