From out of the shadows : Mexican women in twentieth-century America (Book, 1998) [WorldCat.org]
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From out of the shadows : Mexican women in twentieth-century America

Author: Vicki Ruíz
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Historian Vicki L. Ruiz provides the first full study of Mexican-American women in the twentieth century, in a narrative that is greatly enhanced by Ruiz's skillful use of interviews and personal stories, capturing a vivid sense of the Mexicana experience in the United States.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Vicki Ruíz
ISBN: 0195114833 9780195114836
OCLC Number: 36647832
Description: xvii, 240 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Border Journeys 2. Confronting "America" 3. The Flapper and the Chaperone 4. With Pickets, Baskets, and Ballots 5. La Nueva Chicana: Women and the Movement 6. Claiming Public Space.
Responsibility: Vicki L. Ruiz.
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