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Comments and reviews What are comments? Las Soldaderas presents group of stoic, independent women Women in combat may seem a recent phenomenon to some, but to students of the Mexican Revolution the role of women in battle has long since been known.

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These are women who played different roles, sometimes as brave soldiers, other times as helpmates or even prostitutes without much choice to the male warriors. Refresh and try again. To ask other readers questions about Las Soldaderasplease sign up.

Imagine how excited I was to find this little book through Cinco Puntos Press! They kept it stoked during the long years of war. The photographs illustrating Las Soldaderas themselves are worth the time to slowly digest. Poniatowsk will die like a dog! Sixty mouths cursing at once Tags What are tags?


Las Soldaderas: Women of the Mexican Revolution by Elena Poniatowska

They didn’t plead for mercy, instead they threatened an impossible revenge. Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping.

The Lady of Guadalupe. Found at these bookshops Searching – please wait When You Were Mine. She writes about politics and culture in the Mexican society.

Las Soldaderas: Women of the Mexican Revolution

I stand amazed at how much they did, how strong they were, and how little they were valued by most people. Open to the public ; About Elena Poniatowska Elena Poniatowska is writer, renowned journalist, law professor.

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Poniatowska had a great affinity with women and liked to write about them. We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them.

Las Soldaderas : Women of the Mexican Revolution

Aug 08, Daniela Capistrano rated it really liked it. These women are valiant, furious, loyal, maternal, and hardworking; they wear a mask that is part immaculate virgin, part mother and wife, and part savage warrior; and they are joined together in the cruel hymn of blood and death from which they built their own history of the Revolution.

I learned of Nellie Campobello, the only female novelist of the Revolution who was also a soldadera, and was amazed that I had never heard of her.


Home Contact Us Help Free delivery piniatowska. Las Soldaderas perfectly weds words with photographs as a poignant tribute to the brave women who were active participants in the Mexican Revolution. Description The photographs of Las Soldaderas and Elena Poniatowska’s remarkable commentary rescue the women of the Mexican Revolution from the dust and oblivion of history.

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Finding out about Nellie has me on a quest to find out more, to dig deeper, and to go to Mexico and dig up her writings. Open Preview See a Problem?

Cynthia Jimenez rated it really liked it Jul 11, Her works include characters who belong to the underprivileged classes, and she often gave voice to the powerless of her country. Women of the Mexican Revolution by Elena Poniatowska .