Negotiating Conquest: Gender and Power in California, 1770s to 1880s

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Conquest usually has a negative impact on the vanquished, but it can also provide the disenfranchised in conquered societies with new tools for advancement within their families and communities. This study examines the ways in which Mexican and Native women challenged the patriarchal traditional culture of the Spanish, Mexican, and early American eras in California, tracing the shifting contingencies surrounding their lives from the imposition of Spanish Catholic colonial rule in the 1770s to the ascendancy of Euro ...

Negotiating Conquest: Gender and Power in California, 1770s to 1880s 2006, University of Arizona Press

ISBN-13: 9780816526000

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Negotiating Conquest: Gender and Power in California, 1770s to 1880s 2004, University of Arizona Press

ISBN-13: 9780816523788

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