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By Teresa Palomo Acosta,Ruthe Winegarten

Since the early 1700s, ladies of Spanish/Mexican foundation or descent have performed a imperative, if usually unacknowledged, position in Texas background. Tejanas were group developers, political and spiritual leaders, founders of firms, 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 ebook is instantaneously a basic background and a party of Tejanas' contributions to Texas over 3 centuries.

The authors have amassed and distilled a variety of info to create this crucial source. they give one of many first exact debts 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 20th century, additionally they study many points of the fashionable Tejana event, together with Tejanas' contributions to schooling, company and the professions, religion and neighborhood, politics, and the humanities. a wide choice of images, a historic timeline, and profiles of 50 remarkable Tejanas whole the quantity and guarantee its usefulness for a wide basic viewers, in addition to for educators and historians.

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