Western Women’s Autobiographies Database
Information About This Project
What is the Western Women’s Autobiographies Database?
This is a collection of student writings in response to an assignment to "write a critical introduction to a Western woman's autobiography." For the details of the assignment, see below, under Assignment. The writers of these introductions were all students in History/Women's Studies 389: Themes in American Women's History, a course which focused on the History of Western American women.
Bibliography: a selected bibliography of Western women's autobiographies and writings, from which students chose the subjects.
Assignment: The original assignment.
Background on Research Methods: A collection of resources for students to use as they started their research projects.
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