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Homesteading on the plains

daily life in the land of Laura Ingalls Wilder

by Mary Dodson Wade

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  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Millbrook Press in Brookfield, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Great Plains,
  • Great Plains.
    • Subjects:
    • Wilder, Laura Ingalls, 1867-1957 -- Homes and haunts -- Great Plains -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Wilder, Laura Ingalls, 1867-1957 -- Homes and haunts.,
    • Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Women pioneers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- Great Plains -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- Great Plains.

    • About the Edition

      Quotes from the writings of Laura Ingalls Wilder and paintings by one of her relatives accompany accounts of pioneer life in the Midwest during the second half of the 1800s.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 69-70) and index.

      StatementMary Dodson Wade ; [with paintings by Harvey Dunn].
      ContributionsWilder, Laura Ingalls, 1867-1957., Dunn, Harvey, 1884-1952.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3545.I342 Z918 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination72 p. :
      Number of Pages72
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL999030M
      ISBN 100761302182
      LC Control Number96037833

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      Willa Cather's novels, O Pioneers! and My Ántonia, feature families homesteading on the Great Plains. Oscar Micheaux's novel, The Homesteader: a Novel (), is a semi-autobiographical story of an African American homesteader in South Dakota shortly after the turn of the 20th century. Buy Homesteading the Plains: Toward a New History (Comb02 07/10/) by Richard Edwards, Jacob K. Friefeld, Rebecca S. Wingo (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(1).

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'Homesteading the Plains' The Center for Great Plains Studies and the University of Nebraska Press released Homesteading the Plains: Toward a New History in September The book, by Richard Edwards, Jacob K. Friefeld, and Rebecca S. Wingo, reexamines the current consensus interpretation by historians of homesteading’s role in the settling of the American West.

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Homesteading the Plains offers a bold new look at the history of homesteading, overturning what for decades has been the orthodox scholarly view.

The authors begin by noting the striking disparity between the public’s perception of homesteading as a cherished part of our national narrative and most scholars’ harshly negative and dismissive.

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