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Author Litz, Joyce, 1928- author

Title The Montana frontier : one woman's West / Joyce Litz
Edition First edition
Published Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (x, 251 pages) : illustrations
Contents Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Prologue; 1: The Pedestrian; 2: From Connecticut to London; 3: Paris Interlude; 4: In Old New York; 5: Out and About; 6: The Female Condition; 7: In Search Of . . .; 8: A Pause for Consideration; 9: Resolution; 10: After Marriage Arrives a Reaction; 11: A Rude Awakening; 12: The Road to Gilt Edge; 13: Far from the Madding Crowd; 14: Gilt Edge: A Law Unto Itself; 15: The Bewitching Mrs. Gay; 16: End of the Jawbone Line; 17: A Wish for Bliss without Alloy; 18: A Question of Attitude; 19: Urban Life; 20: No Ordinary Sight; 21: Through a Glass Darkly
22: New Beginnings23: Starting a Ranch from Scratch; 24: Life Is as Water; 25: Riding the Range; 26: Neighboring in Lonesome Places; 27: More Than Pets; 28: A Day in the Life of an Idle Ranch Woman; 29: And the Earth ... Shall Be Iron; 30: No Turning Back; 31: A Bit of Sustenance; 32: Never a Winning Hand; Afterword: Darkness Lowers; Back Cover
Summary Taken from the journals of a Victorian-era woman who followed her husband from New York to a small town in Montana, these reflections include birth control and child rearing, gambling and prostitution, education and health care in the Mountain West
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Subject Weston, Lillian, 1865-1949.
Frontier and pioneer life -- Montana -- Giltedge Region
Pioneers -- Montana -- Giltedge Region -- Biography
Ranch life -- Montana -- Giltedge Region
Women pioneers -- Montana -- Giltedge Region -- Biography
Giltedge Region (Mont.) -- Biography
Giltedge Region (Mont.) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century
Giltedge Region (Mont.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century
Montana -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Montana -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2003018561
ISBN 082633122X (electronic bk.)
9780826331229 (electronic bk.)