From Out of the Shadows by Vicki L. Ruiz
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From Out of the Shadows
By Vicki L. Ruiz

From Out of the Shadows

Mexican Women in Twentieth-century America 10th Revised edition

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From Out of the Shadows by Vicki L. Ruiz

Book Description

From Out of the Shadows was the first full study of Mexican-American women in the twentieth century. Beginning with the first wave of Mexican women crossing the border early in the century, historian Vicki L. Ruiz reveals the struggles they have faced and the communities they have built. In a narrative enhanced by interviews and personal stories, she shows how from labor camps, boxcar settlements, and urban barrios, Mexican women nurtured families, worked for wages, built extended networks, and participated in community associations-efforts that helped Mexican Americans find their own place in America. She also narrates the tensions that arose between generations, as the parents tried to rein in young daughters eager to adopt American ways. Finally, the book highlights the various forms of political protest initiated by Mexican-American women, including civil rights activity and protests against the war in Vietnam. For this new edition of From Out of the Shadows, Ruiz has written an afterword that continues the story of the Mexicana experience in the United States, as well as outlines new additions to the growing field of Latina history.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780195374773
ISBN-10: 0195374770
Format: Paperback
(210mm x 140mm x 17mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 25-Dec-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Books By Author Vicki L. Ruiz

From Out of the Shadows by Vicki L. Ruiz From Out of the Shadows, Hardback (January 2009)

An anniversary edition of the first full study of Mexican American women in the twentieth century, with new preface

Unequal Sisters by Vicki L. Ruiz Unequal Sisters, Hardback (March 2008)

A resource for understanding women's history in the United States.

Memories and Migrations by Vicki L. Ruiz Memories and Migrations, Paperback (March 2008)

Shaping a new understanding of Latina identity formation

American Dreaming, Global Realities by Vicki L. Ruiz American Dreaming, Global Realities, Paperback (February 2006)

Explores the ways in which immigrant lives are shaped by transnational bonds, globalization, family ties, and personal choice, and the ways in which they engender a sense of belonging and a sense of themselves as "Americans." It considers a plurality of historical, economic, regional, familial, and cultural contexts.

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Author Biography - Vicki L. Ruiz

Vicki L. Ruiz is Professor of History and Chicano/Latino Studies and Dean of the School of Humanities at the University of California, Irvine.

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