Refusing the Favor: The Spanish-Mexican Women of Santa Fe, 1820-1880 / Edition 1

Refusing the Favor: The Spanish-Mexican Women of Santa Fe, 1820-1880 / Edition 1

by Deena J. Gonzalez, Deena J. Gonz?lez
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195145941

ISBN-13: 9780195145946

Pub. Date: 05/28/2001

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Refusing the Favor tells the little-known story of the Spanish-Mexican women who saw their homeland become part of New Mexico. A corrective to traditional narratives of the period, it carefully and lucidly documents the effects of colonization, looking closely at how the women lived both before and after the United States took control of the region.  See more details below

Overview

Refusing the Favor tells the little-known story of the Spanish-Mexican women who saw their homeland become part of New Mexico. A corrective to traditional narratives of the period, it carefully and lucidly documents the effects of colonization, looking closely at how the women lived both before and after the United States took control of the region.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195145946
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
05/28/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
308
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 5.70(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Prologue
1. Women in the Courts: Conformity and Dissonance before the War, 1821-1846
2. Women under Siege: Sexuality and the Gendered Economies of Colonization, 1840-1852
3. Women's Survival Strategies: Gifts and Giving as Methods of Resistance, 1846-1880
4. The Politics of Disidentification and Recuperation: Notations about the "New" Western American History
Epilogue
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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