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By Teresa Palomo Acosta,Ruthe Winegarten
Since the early 1700s, girls of Spanish/Mexican foundation or descent have performed a relevant, if usually unacknowledged, position in Texas historical past. Tejanas were neighborhood developers, political and spiritual leaders, founders of enterprises, devoted alternate unionists, cutting edge educators, astute businesswomen, skilled pros, and hugely unique artists. Giving their achievements the popularity they've got lengthy deserved, this groundbreaking publication is straight away a basic heritage and a party of Tejanas' contributions to Texas over 3 centuries.
The authors have accumulated and distilled a variety of info to create this significant source. they provide one of many first unique bills of Tejanas' lives within the colonial interval and from the Republic of Texas as much as 1900. Drawing at the fuller documentation that exists for the 20 th century, additionally they learn many points of the trendy Tejana event, together with Tejanas' contributions to schooling, company and the professions, religion and group, politics, and the humanities. a wide collection of photos, a ancient timeline, and profiles of 50 striking Tejanas whole the quantity and guarantee its usefulness for a large basic viewers, in addition to for educators and historians.
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Las Tejanas: 300 Years of History (Jack and Doris Smothers Series in Texas History, Life, and Culture (Paperback)) by Teresa Palomo Acosta,Ruthe Winegarten