- Paperback: 409 pages
- Publisher: University of New Mexico Press (April 1986)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0826308279
- ISBN-13: 978-0826308276
- Product Dimensions: 9.1 x 5.9 x 1 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds
- Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars See all reviews (1 customer review)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,605,106 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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New Mexico Women: Intercultural Perspectives Paperback – April, 1986
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Chronologically arranged, satisfying and lengthy coverage is given to each topic: "Indian Women of New Mexico, 1535-1680"; "Nueva Mexicans as Refugees and Reconquest Settlers, 1680-1696" (during & after the Pueblo Revolt of 1680); "The Independent Women of Hispanic New Mexico, 1821-1846"; "Cross-Cultural Marriages in the Southwest: The New Mexico Experience, 1846-1900"; "Foragers, Army Women, and Prostitutes"; "The Women of Lincoln County, 1860-1900"; "Canning Comes to New Mexico: Women and the Agricultural Extension Service, 1914-1919"; "'I've Worked, I'm Not Afraid of Work'--Farm Women in New Mexico, 1920-1940"; "The Women of the Amador Family, 1860-1940"; "Women, Pottery, and Economics at Acoma Pueblo"; "'Disenfranchisement is a Disgrace': Women and Politics in New Mexico, 1900-1940"; "The Campaign for Women's Community Property Rights in New Mexico, 1940-1960"; "'Thank You For My Bones': Connections Between Contemporary Women Artists and the Traditional Arts of their Foremothers". Each of the informative articles is fully cited so that readers may continue with their own reading and/or research by getting the sources themselves on which author research depends.
This excellent book gives a comprehensive view to the experiences of the women found in New Mexico's rich and long history by showing how the female side of history is made up of the major racial, ethnic and cultural groups of the state.Read more ›