Latina Legacies: Identity, Biography, and Community


Spanning two centuries, this collection documents the lives of fifteen remarkable Latinas who witnessed, defined, defied, and wrote about the forces that shaped their lives. As entrepreneurs, community activists, mystics, educators, feminists, labor organizers, artists and entertainers,Latinas used the power of the pen to traverse and transgress cultural conventions.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Vicki L. Ruiz
  • Virginia Sánchez Korrol
  • María Raquel Casas
  • Deena J. González
  • Amy Dockser Marcus
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 2005


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