One Step over the Line: Toward a History of Women in the by Elizabeth Jameson, Sheila McManus

By Elizabeth Jameson, Sheila McManus

This eclectic and thoroughly organised diversity of essays - from women's heritage and settler societies to colonialism and borderlands stories - is the 1st number of comparative and transnational paintings on ladies within the Canadian and US West. It explores, expands, and advances the facets of women's historical past that go nationwide borders. Out of the talks awarded on the 2002 'Unsettled Pasts: Reconceiving the West via Women's History', Elizabeth Jameson and Sheila McManus have edited a foundational textual content for pioneering students of an emergent, interdisciplinary box.

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