Hidden Scholars

By Nancy J. Parezo,

Book cover of Hidden Scholars: Women Anthropologists and the Native American Southwest

Book description

Women scholars, writers, curators, and philanthropists have played important roles in the study of Native American cultures of the Southwest. For much of the twentieth century, however, their work has been overlooked. The essays in this book, which grew out of the landmark conference known as Daughters of the Desert,…

Shepherd is reader supported. When you buy books, we may earn an affiliate commission.

Why read it?

1 author picked Hidden Scholars as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

Out of the feminist movement in American archaeology came this thick testament to the number and importance of women archaeologists and ethnographers who worked in the American Southwest before the U.S. Civil Rights Act made discrimination illegal. As a woman who had been ignored and even brutally put down by men archaeologists, reading of these hardworking, persistent, and some of them brilliant women thrilled me. Over and above the revelations of great researchers who often collaborated with First Nations people, the book is a treasure of stories about pioneer conditions in the Southwest, discoveries of famous ruins, and early anthropologists…

From Alice's list on revealing the history of archaeology.

Want books like Hidden Scholars?

Our community of 10,000+ authors has personally recommended 100 books like Hidden Scholars.

Browse books like Hidden Scholars

5 book lists we think you will like!

Interested in Southwestern United States, archaeology, and American Indians?

10,000+ authors have recommended their favorite books and what they love about them. Browse their picks for the best books about Southwestern United States, archaeology, and American Indians.

Southwestern United States Explore 46 books about Southwestern United States
Archaeology Explore 118 books about archaeology
American Indians Explore 213 books about American Indians