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The women's revolution in Mexico, 1910-1953 / edited by Stephanie Mitchell and Patience A. Schell ; contributors Katherine Elaine Bliss [and eight others].

Publication:
Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2007.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (245 p.)
Series:
Latin American Silhouettes
Latin American Silhouettes
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Subjects:
Women -- Political activity -- Mexico -- History -- 20th century.
Women revolutionaries -- Mexico -- History -- 20th century.
Women's rights -- Mexico -- History -- 20th century.
Women -- Mexico -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Mexico -- History -- Revolution, 1910-1920 -- Women.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This book reinvigorates the debate on the Mexican Revolution, exploring what this pivotal event meant to women. The contributors offer a fresh look at women's participation in their homes and workplaces and through politics and community activism. Drawing on a variety of perspectives, the volume illuminates the ways women variously accepted, contested, used, and manipulated the revolutionary project. Recovering narratives that have been virtually written out of the historical record, this book brings us a rich and complex array of women's experiences in the revolutionary and post-revolutionary
Contents:
Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Introduction Stephanie Mitchell; 1 The Faces of Rebellion: From Revolutionaries to Veterans in Nationalist Mexico Martha Eva Rocha; Primary Document: Letter Regarding the Political-Revolutionary Activities of Señora Guadalupe Narváez Bautista; 2 Educating the Mothers of the Nation: The Project of Revolutionary Education in Yucatán Stephanie J. Smith; Primary Document: A Report from the Chief of the Revolutionary Office of Information and Propaganda (1915)
3 Challenging Legal and Gender Constraints in Mexico: Sofia Villa de Buentello's Criticism of Family Legislation, 1917-1927 Carmen Ramos EscandonPrimary Document: An Extract from Sofia Villa de Buentello's La mujer y la ley (Mexico, 1921); 4 The Meaning of the Women's Vote in Mexico, 1917-1953 Sarah A. Buck; Primary Document: A Letter from Margarita Robles de Mendoza to Plutarco Elias Calles; 5 Of the Sublime Mission of Mothers of Families: The Union of Mexican Catholic Ladies in Revolutionary Mexico Patience A. Schell; Primary Document: Of the High and Sublime Mission of Mothers of Families
6 Theater of Operations: Reform Politics and the Battle for Prostitutes' Redemption at Revolutionary Mexico City's Syphilis Hospital Katherine Elaine BlissPrimary Document: Hospital Morelos; 7 ""The Proletarian Women Will Make the Social Revolution"": Female Participation in the Veracruz Rent Strike, 1922-1927 Andrew Grant Wood; Primary Document: Excerpts from ""I, Woman in the Ideal""; 8 Por la Iiberación de la mujer: Women and the Anti-Alcohol Campaign Stephanie Mitchell
Primary Document: Letter from Anti-alcohol and Anticlerical Committee of Nahuatzen, Michoacán to President Lazaro Cárdenas9 Improving Mothers: Poverty, the Family, and ""Modern"" Social Assistance in Mexico, 1937-1950 Nichole Sanders; Primary Document: Call to the Women of Mexico; Conclusion Patience A. Schell; Bibliography and Suggested Further Reading; Index; About the Contributors
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Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Mitchell, S. E. (Stephanie Evaline), editor.
Schell, Patience A. (Patience Alexandra), 1970- editor.
Bliss, Katherine Elaine, contributor.
ISBN:
0-7425-3731-5
1-4616-4610-3
OCLC:
858762390