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500 Years of Chicana Women's History / 500 Años de la Mujer Chicana: Bilingual Edition

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"500 Years of Chicana Women's History / 500 Años de la Mujer Chicana: Bilingual Edition" is a profound exploration into the lives and struggles of Chicana women over the last five centuries. Recognized with the 2009 AAUP Best of the Best - Outstanding Book Distinction, this bilingual treasure delves deep into the heart of Mexican American history, focusing on the resilience and achievements of Chicana women from pre-Columbian times to modern-day activists. Through vivid narratives and an extensive collection of photos, readers traverse a journey of discrimination, identity, and triumph. Stories range from Doña Tules, a saloon owner in the 1800s, to contemporary figures fighting for immigrant rights, environmental justice, gender equality, and racial justice. Crafted under the guidance of a distinguished advisory board and inspired by the work of social justice leader Elizabeth Martinez, this book is an essential resource for college students and anyone seeking to understand the rich history and ongoing struggles of Chicana women. It not only educates but also inspires action and reflection on the pivotal roles women play in shaping history and advocating for justice.
Published by Rutgers University Press on February 6, 2008
340 pages
ISBN: 9780813542249
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