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Women and Gender in Modern Latin America Historical Sources and Interpretations

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ISBN-10: 0415894549

ISBN-13: 9780415894548

Edition: 2014

Authors: Pamela S. Murray

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In Latin American history, women have been both active players and passive recipients of state-inflicted policies. The explosion of research over the last fifteen years is testiment to how much we still have to learn about their experiences. Women and Gender in Modern Latin America is a collection of both secondary sources and primary sources, many translated for the first time, that brings the story of women's involvement in modern Latin American history up to date.Beginning with the bitter, prolonged wars of Spanish American independence, the collection touches on both the rise of the new state governments and women's increasing involvement in politics, as well as their roles in daily…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 3/12/2014
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 368
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

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