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Author Chávez-García, Miroslava, 1968-

Title Negotiating conquest : gender and power in California, 1770s to 1880s / Miroslava Chávez-García.

Imprint Tucson : University of Arizona Press, c2004.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Glendale History Room Reference    305.8 CHA    Available
Description xxvi, 240 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [219]-232) and index.
Contents Women in Spanish and Mexican California -- Gender and the conquest and colonization of California -- Patriarchs, power, and sexuality -- Family, property, and economic independence -- Women in American California -- Divorce, culture, and the family -- Loss of property and economic independence -- Illegitimacy and social dislocation after the American conquest.
Subject Mexican American women -- California -- Social conditions -- 18th century.
Mexican American women -- California -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Sex role -- California -- History.
Power (Social sciences) -- California -- History.
Mexican Americans -- California -- Social conditions -- 18th century.
Mexican Americans -- California -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
California -- Social conditions -- 18th century.
California -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
California -- Colonization -- Social aspects.
California -- Ethnic relations.
ISBN 0816523789 (acid-free paper)
Sudoc No. UA 5.2:N 33/2 azdocs

 
    
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