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Wild Girls: How the Outdoors Shaped the Women Who Challenged a Nation

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Harriet Tubman, forced to labor outdoors on a Maryland plantation, learned from the land a terrain for escape. Louisa May Alcott ran wild, eluding gendered expectations in New England. The Indigenous women's basketball team from Fort Shaw, Montana, recaptured a sense of pride in physical prowess as they trounced the white teams of the 1904 World's Fair. Celebrating women like these who acted on their confidence outdoors, Wild Girls brings new context to misunderstood icons like Sacagawea and Pocahontas, and to ...

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Wild Girls: How the Outdoors Shaped the Women Who Challenged a Nation 2023, W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN-13: 9781324020875

Hardcover