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

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

by Daniel James
     
 

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.See more details below

Overview

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:
01/28/2001
Series:
Latin America Otherwise Series
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
323,906
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

About the Series
Acknowledgments
IPrologue
The Town with No Plaza: Memory and Monuments in Berisso's Centro Civico1
IIDona Maria's Testimony29
IIIInterpretive Essays
1Listening in the Cold: The Practice of Oral History in an Argentine Meatpacking Community119
2"The Case of Maria Roldan and the Senora with Money Is Very Clear, It's a Fable": Stories, Anecdotes, and Other Performances in Dona Maria's Testimony157
3"Tales Told Out on the Borderlands": Reading Dona Maria's Story for Gender213
4A Poem for Clarita: Ninas Burguesitas and Working-Class Women in Peronist Argentina244
IVEpilogue281
Notes299
Index309

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