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Mexican American Women’s Alternative Archive: Linking Testimonio, Memory, and History

Karen R. Roybal

in Archives of Dispossession: Recovering the Testimonios of Mexican American Herederas, 1848-1960

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469633824
eISBN:
9781469633848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633824.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter discusses the ways in which the U.S. government created an alternative archive when it recorded Mexicanas/os' voices in the "official" record during land grant adjudication proceedings ... More


Archives of Dispossession: Recovering the Testimonios of Mexican American Herederas, 1848-1960

Karen R. Roybal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469633824
eISBN:
9781469633848
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633824.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

One method of American territory expansion in the U.S.-Mexico borderlands was the denial of property rights to Mexican landowners, which led to dispossession. Many historical accounts overlook this ... More


Jovita Gonzalez Stakes a Claim in Tejas History

Karen R. Roybal

in Archives of Dispossession: Recovering the Testimonios of Mexican American Herederas, 1848-1960

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469633824
eISBN:
9781469633848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633824.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the short story, "Shades of the Tenth Muses," the novel, Caballero: A Historical Novel, and a master's thesis – each narrative written by Tejana folklorist and author, Jovita ... More


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