Doña María's Story: Life History, Memory, and Political Identity

Doña María's Story: Life History, Memory, and Political Identity

by Daniel James
     
 

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ISBN-10: 082232492X

ISBN-13: 9780822324928

Pub. Date: 01/16/2001

Publisher: Duke University Press Books

One woman’s testimonial about the Peron years sheds light on gender hierarchies, the role of women in industry, women as union militants, and the material culture of working class family life in Argentina.

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One woman’s testimonial about the Peron years sheds light on gender hierarchies, the role of women in industry, women as union militants, and the material culture of working class family life in Argentina.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822324928
Publisher:
Duke University Press Books
Publication date:
01/16/2001
Series:
Latin America Otherwise
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

About the Series ix

Acknowledgments xi

I. Prologue. The Town with No Plaza: Memory and Monuments in Berisso's Centro Cívico 1

II. Doña María's Testimony 29

III. Interpretive Essays

1. Listening in the Cold: The Practice of Oral History in an Argentine Meatpacking Community 119

2. "The Case of María Roldán and the Señora with Money Is Very Clear, It's a Fable": Stories, Anecdotes, and Other Performances in Doña María's Testimony 157

3. "Tales Told Out on the Borderlands": Reading Doña María's Story for Gender 213

4. A Poem for Clarita: Niñas Burguesitas and Working-Class Women in Peronist Argentina 244

IV. Epilogue 281

Notes 299

Index 309

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