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Forged under the sun : the life of María Elena Lucas = Forjada bajo el sol

Author: María Elena Lucas; Fran Leeper Buss
Publisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©1993.
Series: Women and culture series.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The compelling oral history of a remarkable woman's life and political struggle<br>

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Genre/Form: Biography
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Lucas, María Elena, 1941-
Forged under the sun.
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c1993
(OCoLC)656933698
Named Person: María Elena Lucas; Maria Eléna (1941- ) Lucas; María Elena Lucas
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: María Elena Lucas; Fran Leeper Buss
ISBN: 0472094327 9780472094325 0472064320 9780472064328
OCLC Number: 27226011
Description: x, 314 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Pt. 1. The Making of a Farm Worker Woman --
Prologue: Birth of a Metaphor. 1. A Child of Promise. 2. Girlhood in the Northern Fields. 3. In the Back of the Class. 4. Take Your Pleadings to the Lord. 5. Tamed by the Monkey Demon. 6. Coming of Age: Shame and Terror. 7. The Child Weds: Learning to Think like a Married Woman. 8. Motherhood and Misery. 9. Caretaker of the Extended Family. 10. Opportunity and Betrayal --
Pt. 2. Committed and Female within the Farm Worker Movement. 11. On Her Own: Life as a Single Parent. 12. The Hardships of the North. 13. Everything Shall Come to Pass: The Loss of Children. 14. A Sacred Call to Action. 15. To Live on Our Feet: Organizing the People. 16. "Nosotros Venceremos" 17. Exhaustion and Retreat. 18. Mujeres Valientes: Union Organizing for FLOC. 19. Retrenchment in Texas. 20. Yellow Rain. 21. The 1988 Campaign: Commitment, Disappointment, and Resignation --
Pt. 3. Contemporary Border Life, Self-Expression, and Religious and Political Action and Theory. 22. Life among the Defeated. 23. A Different Madre de Cristo: Changing the Roles of Males and Females. 24. On the Wings of the Black Eagle: The Creative Impulse. 25. As the Sun Sets and the Beast Falls: The Creation of the Third Testament.
Series Title: Women and culture series.
Other Titles: Forjada bajo el sol.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Fran Leeper Buss.

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