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Puerto Rican women's history : new perspectives

Title
Puerto Rican women's history : new perspectives / editors, Félix V. Matos Rodríguez and Linda C. Delgado.
Publication
Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, [1998], ©1998.

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Description
x, 262 pages; 24 cm.
Series Statement
Perspectives on Latin America and the Caribbean
Uniform Title
Perspectives on Latin America and the Caribbean.
Subjects
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • 1. Women's History in Puerto Rican Historiography: The Last Thirty Years / Felix V. Matos Rodriguez -- 2. Puerto Rican Women Workers in the Twentieth Century: A Historical Appraisal of the Literature / Altagracia Ortiz -- 3. "[actual symbol not reproducible]Quien trabajara?": Domestic Workers, Urban Slaves, and the Abolition of Slavery in Puerto Rico / Felix V. Matos Rodriguez -- 4. Virgins, Whores, and Martyrs: Prostitution in the Colony, 1898-1919 / Jose Flores Ramos -- 5. Gender and the Decomposition of the Cigar-Making Craft in Puerto Rico, 1899-1934 / Juan Jose Baldrich -- 6. Halfhearted Solidarity: Women Workers and the Women's Suffrage Movement in Puerto Rico During the 1920s / Maria de Fatima Barcelo-Miller -- 7. Literacy, Class, and Sexuality in the Debate on Women's Suffrage in Puerto Rico During the 1920s / Gladys M. Jimenez-Munoz -- 8. Rufa Concepcion Fernandez: The Role of Gender in the Migration Process / Linda C. Delgado --
  • 9. Gender, Work, and Institutional Change in the Early Stage of Industrialization: The Case of the Women's Bureau and the Home Needlework Industry in Puerto Rico, 1940-1952 / Felix O. Muniz-Mas -- 10. Labor Migrants or Submissive Wives: Competing Narratives of Puerto Rican Women in the Post - World War II Era / Carmen Teresa Whalen -- 11. Political Empowerment of Puerto Rican Women, 1952-1956 / Mary Frances Gallart.
ISBN
  • 0765602458 (alk. paper)
  • 0765602466 (pbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN
98010750
OCLC
ocm38206868
Owning Institutions
Columbia University Libraries