Women in Utah History
Women in Utah History
eds. Patricia Lyn Scott, Linda Thatcher

456 pages
Published: 2005

ISBN 978-0-87421-625-7
paper $20.95

ISBN 978-0-87421-624-9
cloth $36.95

ISBN 978-0-87421-516-8
e-book $16.95

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Women in Utah History

Paradigm or Paradox

Patricia Lyn Scott & Linda Thatcher

A project of the Utah Women's History Association and cosponsored by the Utah State Historical Society, Paradigm or Paradox provides the first thorough survey of the complicated history of all Utah women. Some of the finest historians studying Utah examine the spectrum of significant social and cultural topics in the state's history that particularly have involved or affected women. The contents are as follows:

A Comparison of Utah Mormon Polygamous and Monogamous Women Jessie L. Embry and Lois Kelley

Innovation and Accommodation: the Legal Status of Women in Territorial Utah, 1847-96 Lisa Madsen Pearson and Carol Cornwall Madsen

Conflict and Contributions: Women in Utah Churches, 1847-1920 John Sillito

Utah's Ethnic Women Helen Z. Papanikolas

The Professionalization of Utah's Farm Women, 1890-1940 Cynthia Sturgis

Gainfully Employed Women in Utah Miriam B. Murphy

From Schoolmarm to State Superintendent: The Changing Role of Women in Utah Education, 1847-2004 Mary Clark and Patricia Lyn Scott

Scholarship, Service, and Sisterhood: Utah Women's Clubs and Associations, 1847-1977 Jill Mulvay Derr

Women of Letters in Utah Gary Topping

Utah Women in the Arts Martha Sontag Bradley-Evans

Women in Politics: Power in the Public Sphere Kathryn L. MacKay

Utah Women's Life Stages: 1850-1940 Jessie L. Embry


Book Review The Western Historical Quarterly Summer 2007 / Susan H. Swetnam