Author:Villegas De Magnon, Leonor; Lomas, Clara

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The Rebel

By: Villegas De Magnon, Leonor; Lomas, Clara

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, Arte Publico Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06424

ISBN: 1558850562

Condition: Near Fine


A few faint spots to the fore-edge and bottom edge. Memoir of Leonor Villegas de Magnon, a participant in the Mexican Revolution who rebelled against her aristocratic class. In 1910, she moved from Mexico to Laredo, Texas and continued her support of the revolution as a member of the Junta Revolucionaria and founding La Cruz Blanca (The White Cross), a corps of nurses for the revolutionary forces. [lvi] 297 pages, including Preface (In Search of an Autobiography: On Mapping Women's Intellectual History of the Borderlands) and a lengthy Introduction (Revolutionary Women and the Alternative Pres... View more info