Women in Latin America and the Caribbean : Restoring Women to History
Examining the role of women and gender ideology during the pre-contact and colonial periods in Latin America, Navarro looks at early indigenous societies as well as the Spanish and the Portuguese who claimed the "New World." Sanchez Korrol considers the shifts in women's roles between the 1880s and 1930s and accompanying societal transformations.
- Paperback | 200 pages
- 147.32 x 220.98 x 15.24mm | 272.15g
- 01 Jul 1999
- Indiana University Press
- Bloomington, IN, United States
- 6 maps
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About Virginia Sanchez Korrol
Virginia Sa(accute)nchez Korrol is professor and chairperson of the Department of Puerto Rican and Latino Studies, and director of the Center for Latino Studies at Brooklyn College, City University of New York. She has written numerous book chapters on U. S. Latinas. She is best known for From Colonia to Community: The History of
Puerto Ricans in New York City. More recently she co-edited Recovering the U. S. Hispanic Literary Heritage.
Kecia Ali is in Duke University's graduate program in religion. She is the author of "The Historiography of Women in Modern Latin America: An Overview and Bibliography of the Recent Literature" in the Duke University of North Carolina Program in Latin American Studies working paper series.