The Resource Archives of dispossession : recovering the testimonios of Mexican American herederas, 1848-1960, Karen R. Roybal, (ebook)

Archives of dispossession : recovering the testimonios of Mexican American herederas, 1848-1960, Karen R. Roybal, (ebook)

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Archives of dispossession : recovering the testimonios of Mexican American herederas, 1848-1960
Title
Archives of dispossession
Title remainder
recovering the testimonios of Mexican American herederas, 1848-1960
Statement of responsibility
Karen R. Roybal
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Language
eng
Summary
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 colonial impact on Indigenous and Mexican peoples, and existing studies that do tackle this subject tend to privilege the male experience. Here, Karen R. Roybal recenters the focus of dispossession on women, arguing that gender, sometimes more than race, dictated legal concepts of property ownership and individual autonomy. Drawing on a diverse source base-legal land records, personal letters, and literature-Roybal locates voices of Mexican American women in the Southwest to show how they fought against the erasure of their rights, both as women and as landowners. Woven throughout Roybal's analysis are these women's testimonios-their stories focusing on inheritance, property rights, and shifts in power. Roybal positions these testimonios as an alternate archive that illustrates the myriad ways in which multiple layers of dispossession-and the changes of property ownership in Mexican law-affected the formation of Mexicana identity
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Roybal, Karen R
Dewey number
305.48/86872073
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Gender and American culture
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  • Mexican American women
  • Mexican American women
  • Mexican Americans
  • Mexican American women
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Archives of dispossession : recovering the testimonios of Mexican American herederas, 1848-1960, Karen R. Roybal, (ebook)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781469633831
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT12045561
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remote
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12045561
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MWT12045561
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Archives of dispossession : recovering the testimonios of Mexican American herederas, 1848-1960, Karen R. Roybal, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781469633831
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12045561
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12045561
System control number
MWT12045561
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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