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Published: 05 November 2008

304 Pages

5 1/2 X 8 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195374773

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From Out of the Shadows

Mexican Women in Twentieth-Century America

Tenth Anniversary Edition

Vicki L. Ruiz

  • Provides the first full study of Mexican-American women in the twentieth century, revealing the struggles they have faced and the communities they have built
  • Shares tensions that arose between generations, as the parents tried to rein in young daughters eager to adopt American ways
  • Highlights the various forms of political protest initiated by Mexican-American women, including civil rights activity and protests against the war in Vietnam
  • This updated edition includes a new afterword that continues the story of the Mexicana experience in the United States, as well as outlines new additions to the growing field of Latina history

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