Latina legacies : identity, biography, and community / edited by Vicki L. Ruiz and Virginia Sánchez Korrol

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Subjects: Hispanic American women--Biography
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Oxford University Press, 2005
Series: Viewpoints on American culture
LC Classification: E
Table of Contents: Introduction / Vicki L. Ruiz, Virginia Sanchez Korrol 3
1. Victoria Reid and the politics of identity / Maria Raquel Casas 19
2. Gertrudis Barcelo : La Tules of image and reality / Deena J. Gonzalez 39
3. The adventures of Loreta Janeta Velazquez : Civil War spy and storyteller / Amy Dockser Marcus 59
4. Maria Amparo Ruiz de Burton and the power of her pen / Rosaura Sanchez, Beatrice Pita 72
5. Lola Rodriguez de Tio and the Puerto Rican struggle for freedom / Edna Acosta-Belen 84
6. Teresa Urrea : Curandera and folk saint / Marian Perales 97
7. Luisa Capetillo : feminist of the working class / Nancy A. Hewitt 120
8. Adelina Otero Warren : rural aristocrat and modern feminist / Elizabeth Salas 135
9. Pura Belpre : the children's ambassador / Lisa Sanchez Gonzalez 148
10. Jovita Gonzalez Mireles : a sense of history and homeland / Maria Eugenia Cotera 158
11. Luisa Moreno and Latina labor activism / Vicki L. Ruiz 175
12. Carmen Miranda : the high price of fame and bananas / Brian O'Neil 193
13. Antonia Pantoja and the power of community action / Virginia Sanchez Korrol 209
14. Ana Mendieta's art : a journey through her life / Carlos A. Cruz 225
15. Dolores Huerta and the United Farm Workers / Alicia Chavez 240
Additional Authors: Ruíz, Vicki
Sánchez Korrol, Virginia
Notes: LCCN: 2004050131
ISBN: 0195153987 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 0195153995 (pbk.)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-260)
Physical Description: xi, 260 p. ; 25 cm
OCLC Number: 55228949
ISBN/ISSN: 0195153987
0195153995

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