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Tapestries of hope, threads of love : the arpillera movement in Chile

Author: Marjorie Agosín
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"This new edition of Tapestries of Hope, Threads of Love, updated for students, includes a reaction to the death of General Pinochet, a chronology of Chile, many testimonies from arpilleristas, in their own words, and an introduction by Peter Kornblun. It retains a section of full-color plates of arpilleras, an afterword by Peter Winn, and a foreword by Isabel Allende. Students and interested readers will find the  Read more...
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Agosín, Marjorie.
Tapestries of hope, threads of love.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2008
(OCoLC)654595255
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marjorie Agosín
ISBN: 9780742540026 0742540022 9780742540033 0742540030
OCLC Number: 85814033
Description: xxiii, 175 p., 39 p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm.
Contents: Foreword / Isabel Allende --
Chronology of Chile, 1941-1999 --
Introduction / Peter Kornbluh --
Part I: Art as Witness --
The Texture of Memory --
Returning to the Shadows --
A Journey to the South --
Weaving My Story --
Part II: Testimonies, 1974-1994 --
5. Violeta Morales --
6. Valentina Bonne --
7. Anita Rojas --
8. Irma Muller --
9. Mother of Augustin A. Martinez Meza --
10. Doris Meniconi Lorca --
11. Gala Jesús Torres Aravena --
Part III: Testamonies, 2005-2006 --
12. Viviana Díaz Caro --
13. Gala Torres Aravena --
14. María Madariaga and Patricia Hidalgo --
15. Charo Henríquez --
16. Adriana Rojas --
Afterword: Peter Winn --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Marjorie Agosín.
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Agosin's poetic touch will engage undergraduate students in the humanities and social sciences as well as general readers. Hispanic American Historical Review By interweaving bleak storytelling with Read more...

 
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