The Magnificent Mountain Women

Adventures in the Colorado Rockies (Women of the West) by Janet Robertson

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press

Written in English
Cover of: The Magnificent Mountain Women | Janet Robertson
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Subjects:

  • Social history,
  • Women"s studies,
  • 20th century,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Mining,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • USA,
  • Reference,
  • General,
  • History / General,
  • Biography,
  • Colorado,
  • Women,
  • Women mountaineers
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages274
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7906210M
ISBN 100803289332
ISBN 109780803289338

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APA Citation (style guide). Robertson, J. The magnificent mountain women: adventures in the Colorado Rockies. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press. Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide). Robertson, Janet, In The Magnificent Mountain Women: Adventures in the Colorado Rockies, Janet Robertson brings us the exciting history of the first women to climb and adventure in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains.

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