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

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"One method of American territory expansion in the U.S.-Mexico borderlands was the denial of property rights to Mexican land owners. Many historical accounts overlook this colonial impact on Indigenous and Mexican peoples, and what existing studies do tackle this subject tend to privilege the male experience. In Archives of Dispossession, Karen Roybal recenters the focus of land dispossession on women, arguing that gender, sometimes more than race, dictated legal concepts of property ownership and individual autonomy. ...

Archives of Dispossession: Recovering the Testimonios of Mexican American Herederas, 1848-1960 2017, University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill

ISBN-13: 9781469633817

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Archives of Dispossession: Recovering the Testimonios of Mexican American Herederas, 1848-1960 2017, University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill

ISBN-13: 9781469633824

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