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Latina Legacies : Identity, Biography, and Community.

Author: Vicki L Ruiz; Virginia E Sánchez Korrol
Publisher: Cary : Oxford University Press, 2005.
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An extraordinary exploration of Latinas in the United States from the 1800s to the present, this collection of narrative biographies documents the lives of fifteen remarkable individuals who witnessed, defined, defied, and wrote about the forces that shaped their lives. This anthology profiles Victoria Reid, Maria Amparo Ruiz de Burton, Maria Gertrudis Barcelo, Loreta Janeta Velazquez, Luisa Capetillo, Lola  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ruiz, Vicki L.
Latina Legacies : Identity, Biography, and Community.
Cary : Oxford University Press, ©2005
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Vicki L Ruiz; Virginia E Sánchez Korrol
ISBN: 9780198035022 0198035020
OCLC Number: 1058430158
Description: 1 online resource (273 pages)
Contents: Contributors --
Introduction --
1 Victoria Reid and the Politics of Identity --
2 Gertrudis Barceló: La Tules of Image and Reality --
3 The Adventures of Loreta Janeta Velázquez: Civil War Spy and Storyteller --
4 María Amparo Ruiz de Burton and the Power of Her Pen --
5 Lola Rodríguez de Tió and the Puerto Rican Struggle for Freedom --
6 Teresa Urrea: Curandera and Folk Saint --
7 Luisa Capetillo: Feminist of the Working Class --
8 Adelina Otero Warren: Rural Aristocrat and Modern Feminist --
9 Pura Belpré: The Children's Ambassador. 10 Jovita González Mireles: A Sense of History and Homeland --
11 Luisa Moreno and Latina Labor Activism --
12 Carmen Miranda: The High Price of Fame and Bananas --
13 Antonia Pantoja and the Power of Community Action --
14 Ana Mendieta's Art: A Journey through Her Life --
15 Dolores Huerta and the United Farm Workers --
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An extraordinary exploration of Latinas in the United States from the 1800s to the present, this collection of narrative biographies documents the lives of fifteen remarkable individuals who witnessed, defined, defied, and wrote about the forces that shaped their lives. This anthology profiles Victoria Reid, Maria Amparo Ruiz de Burton, Maria Gertrudis Barcelo, Loreta Janeta Velazquez, Luisa Capetillo, Lola Rodriguez de Tio, Teresa Urrea, Adelina Otero Warren, Jovita Gonzalez Mireles, Pura Belpre, Luisa Moreno, Carmen Miranda, Antonia Pantoja, Ana Mendieta, and Dolores Huerta.

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