Nationalist Heroines: Puerto Rican Women History Forgot, 1930-1950


Here is the book that finally changes the narrative! Nationalist Heroines argues for validation of the heroic legacy sixteen Puerto Rico women whose personal sacrifices, incarceration, and devotion to the cause of independence has, for too long, been erased from history. It bring them vibrantly to life, expertly weaving compelling, intimate details of their stories culled from a trove of primary sources, oral histories, and depositions. Ordinary women, they rose to embrace the challenges of their extraordionary times.

- Virginia Sánchez Korrol, author of From Colonia to Community: The History of Puerto Ricans in New York City

Año: 2016 | Páginas: 364

Markus Wiener Publishers