Latina Legacies

Latina Legacies : Identity, Biography, and Community

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Spanning two centuries, this collection documents the lives of fifteen remarkable Latinas who witnessed, defined, defied, and wrote about the forces that shaped their lives. As entrepreneurs, community activists, mystics, educators, feminists, labor organizers, artists and entertainers, Latinas used the power of the pen to traverse and transgress cultural conventions.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 154 x 230 x 16mm | 385.56g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0195153995
  • 9780195153996

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[The] fifteen biographical essays...provide a fascinating picture of Latina intellectual and cultural activity in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. * British Bulletin of Publications, No. 112 *show more

About Vicki L. Ruiz

Vicki L. Ruiz is Professor of History and Chicano/Latino Studies at the University of California, Irvine Virginia Sanchez Korrol is Professor of Puerto Rican and Latino Studies at Brooklyn College. They are the co-editors of Latinas in the United States: A Historical Encyclopedia and were both named Latina Magazine Woman of the Year in Education in 2000."show more

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