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My history, not yours : the formation of Mexican American autobiography

Author: Genaro M Padilla
Publisher: Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, ©1993.
Series: Wisconsin studies in American autobiography.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A study of the autobiographical writings of Mexican Americans in the century following the US-Mexican War of 1846-1848. Faced with the deliberate obliteration of their culture, these people set down  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Padilla, Genaro M., 1949-
My history, not yours.
Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, ©1993
(OCoLC)623093880
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Genaro M Padilla
ISBN: 0299139700 9780299139704 0299139743 9780299139742
OCLC Number: 27814456
Description: xiv, 280 pages : portraits ; 24 cm.
Contents: Recovering Mexican American autobiography --
Autobiographical prefigurations : the encodations of accommodation --
"It is my history, not yours I propose to tell" : history as autobiography in Mariano G. Vallejo's "Recuerdos históricos y personales tocante a la alta California" --
"Yo sola aprendí" : autobiographical agency against testimonial expectations in California women's personal narrative --
Leaving a "clean and honorable name" : Rafael Chacón's "Memorias" --
Lies, secrets, and silence : cultural autobiography as resistance in Cleofas Jaramillo's Romance of a little village girl.
Series Title: Wisconsin studies in American autobiography.
Responsibility: Genaro M. Padilla.
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This book is nothing less than the recovery of the nineteenth-century formations of Chicano autobiography. . . . "My History, Not Yours" exemplifies the best features of traditional historical Read more...

 
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