Foreword Reviews

Shaping the Public Good

Women Making History in the Pacific Northwest

2015 INDIES Winner
Bronze, Women's Studies (Adult Nonfiction)

Drawing on her three decades of research and teaching, and based on hundreds of secondary sources, Armitage’s account demonstrates how women's community-building and cooperative skills have been decisive in developing the societies of the Pacific Northwest—Washington, Oregon, Idaho, western Montana, and British Columbia. Women have never been mere observers, but watchful guardians and active shapers of the public good.