Mambisas : rebel women in nineteenth-century Cuba (eBook, 2005) [WorldCat.org]
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Mambisas : rebel women in nineteenth-century Cuba

Author: Teresa Prados-Torreira
Publisher: Gainesville, Fla. : University Press of Florida, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Examines a rarely studied yet crucial group of insurgents who fought for Cuban independence from Spain during the 19th century: rebel women known as mambisas.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Material Type: Biography, Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Teresa Prados-Torreira
ISBN: 0813037697 9780813037691
OCLC Number: 1162041796
Language Note: English.
Notes: Description based upon print version of record.
Description: 1 online resource (201 p.)
Contents: Front Cover; Table of Contents vii; List of Illustrations ix; Acknowledgments xi; Introduction 1; 1. The Hammock: Bound by Privilege 10; 2. The Whip: Black Women in a Slave Society 27; 3. Hair and Prayer: Early Signs of Unrest 39; 4. The Ten Years War (1868-1878) 48; 5. Mambisas as Citizens: Emilia Casanova and Ana Betancourt 76; 6. "It Won't Be Long": Between the Wars 88; 7. The War of Independence (1895-1898) 101; 8. Evangelina Cossío Cisneros and the Yellow Press 137; Epilogue 147; Notes 153; Bibliography 167; Index 179
Responsibility: Teresa Prados-Torreira.

Abstract:

Examines a rarely studied yet crucial group of insurgents who fought for Cuban independence from Spain during the 19th century: rebel women known as mambisas.

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