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by H. Elaine Lindgren

Author: H. Elaine Lindgren
Subcategory: Americas
Language: English
Publisher: North Dakota Institute for Regional Studies; 1st Edition edition (June 1, 1991)
Pages: 300 pages
Category: History
Rating: 4.6
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Elaine Lindgren is Professor Emeritus of Sociology at North Dakota State University, Fargo. Tells the story of women settling on the land in the Dakotas on their own, with pictures and information that will interest anyone with relatives from there.

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I enjoyed this book as I was studying the US expansion to the west particularly the mid-west. This is an excellent book that explores women as homesteaders in North Dakota. I have a relative that made the list of pioneer women who homesteaded land in North Dakota which made this read personal. Feb 03, 2019 Paula rated it liked it. An interesting book about women who homesteaded in ND. It was interesting and incredible to read about these tough women.

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Land is often known by the names of past owners. Emma's Land," "Gina's quarter," and "the Ingeborg Land" are reminders of the many women who homesteaded across North Dakota in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. She gives not only a very fine introduction to the subject of homesteading, she provides a wonderful written documentary of the phenomenon of single women who homesteaded in North Dakota.

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Land in Her Own Name records these homesteaders' experiences as revealed in interviews with surviving homesteaders and their families and friends, land records, letters, and diaries. Land is often known by the names of past owners. Emma’s Land," "Gina’s quarter," and "the Ingeborg Land" are reminders of the many women who homesteaded across North Dakota in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Get specific details about this product from customers who own it.

Land in Her Own Name: Women as Hometenders in North Dakota. Norman and London: University of Oklahoma Press, 1996. Pp. 320, photographs, index. What prompted Pauline to leave Pennsylvania, where she had been raised and educated, is unclear, though in later years Pauline remarked to her daughters that she remembered looking at maps of the west.

Land in Her Own Name: Women as Homesteaders in North Dakota. Fargo, North Dakota: North Dakota Institute for Regional Studies, 1991. Refusing to accept the stereotype that females were "reluctant pioneers," H. Elaine Lindgren sets out to prove that homesteading women, as well as men, accepted the challenge of life on the prairie with hope and determination. These active and decisive women were visionaries seeking independence, freedom, and security. They staked their own claims.

Land in Her Own Name: Women as Homesteaders in North Dakota is a book by Dr. Elaine Lindgren, originally published in 1991 and re-published in 1996. Dr. Elaine Lindgren had written about the subject in the past, such as in her 1989 article "Ethnic Women Homesteading on the Plains of North Dakota", before her six-year study culminated in a book.

Lindgren, H. Elaine (1996). University of Oklahoma Press. Sherman, William . Thorson, Playford . eds. (1988). Plains Folk: North Dakota's Ethnic History. North Dakota State University.

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