Best of Covered Wagon Women

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  • Paperback
  • 304 pages
  • Best of Covered Wagon Women
  • Kenneth L. Holmes
  • English
  • 08 July 2017
  • 9780806139142

About the Author: Kenneth L. Holmes

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Best of Covered Wagon WomenThe Diaries And Letters Of Women Who Braved The Overland Trails During The Great Nineteenth Century Westward Migration Are Treasured Documents In The Study Of The American West These Eight Firsthand Accounts Are Among The Best Ever Written They Were Selected For The Power With Which They Portray The Hardship, Adventure, And Boundless Love For Friends And Family That Characterized The Overland Experience Some Were Written With The Skilled Pens Of Educated Women Others Bear The Marks Of Crude Cabin Learning, With Archaic And Imaginative Spelling And A Simplicity Of Expression All Convey The Profound Effect The Westward Trek Had On These Women.For Too Long These Diaries And Letters Were Secreted Away In Attics And Basements Or Collected Dust On The Shelves Of Manuscript Collections Across The Country Their Publication Gives Us A Fresh Perspective On The Pioneer Experience.

10 thoughts on “Best of Covered Wagon Women

  1. says:

    Journals and letters from women crossing the wide open prairies on their way to Oregon or California Most are from the 1840s to 1860s Some were very detailed full of information Others were brief and repetitious Some of my questions are still unanswered what did they actually eat on the j...

  2. says:

    Well, it was kinda dull I wanted to know things like how they managed to put supper on the table, or what went through their minds when a child was sick, but of course the women didn t have time to write about all that They did very well...

  3. says:

    This book is important because it is true We need to hear the voices of the women who crossed our land.

  4. says:

    A good historical reference Very detailed account of hardships endured by early settlers coming west.

  5. says:

    This is an amazing book, but after a while the stories of hardship privation lose their appeal These are the journals of 9 women who traveled to either California or Oregon between 1849 1864 Two of the women were pregnant on the journey west ne...

  6. says:

    Enjoyed this book as it gave a true insight via diaries of the women who traveled west to Oregon and CA and the hardships they endured along the way.

  7. says:

    i couldnt finish it i was too repetative different women but the same trip , over and over and over.

  8. says:

    Love this

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