Latina Legacies by Vicki L. Ruiz
Identity, Biography, and Community (Viewpoints on American Culture)

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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.
 

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Published March 10, 2005 by Oxford University Press. 272 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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