Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
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978-0-8420-2613-0 • Paperback • September 1997 • $52.00 • (£40.00)
978-0-585-29460-5 • eBook • September 1997 • $49.00 • (£38.00)
Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 I The Independence Generations: Between Colony and Republic, 1780-1830
Chapter 3 Agustin Marroquin: The Sociopath as Rebel
Chapter 4 Maria Antonia Muniz: Frontier Matriarch
Chapter 5 II The First Republican Generations: Between American Barbarism and European Civilization, 1825?1875
Chapter 6 Carlota Lucia de Brito: Women, Power, and Politics in Northeast Brazil
Chapter 7 Rosa Dominga Ocampos: A Matter of Honor in Paraguay
Chapter 8 III The Fin de Siecle Generations: The Tension between Decadence and Progress, 1870?1900
Chapter 9 Mexican Sartre on the Zocalo: Nicolas Zuniga y Miranda
Chapter 10 Emilio and Gabriela Coni: Reformers, Public Health, and Working Women
Chapter 11 Mandeponay: Chiriguano Indian Chief in the Franciscan Missions
Chapter 12 IV New-Centurty Generations: Revolution and Change in the Cities and the Countryside, 1900-1920
Chapter 13 Juan Esquivel: Cotton Plantation Tenant
Chapter 14 The Rough-and-Tumble Career of Pedro Crespo
Chapter 15 Miguel Rostaing: Dodging Blows On and Off the Soccer Field
Chapter 16 V Midcentury Generations, 1920?1959
Chapter 17 Pagu: Patricia Galvao — Rebel
Chapter 18 Ofelia Dominguez Navarro: The Making of a Cuban Socialist Feminist
Chapter 19 Ligia Parra John: The Blonde with the Revolver
Chapter 20 Irma Muller
Chapter 21 Maria Ferreira dos Santos
Chapter 22 Leticia: A Nicaraguan Woman's Struggle
Chapter 23 Index
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