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Reference: Background Information

Papeles de género

Search Term Examples:
genero
gender
masculin* 
revolucionaria*
mujer* AND revolucion*
soldadera*
adelita*
"papeles de genero" AND "revolucion mexicana"
genero AND "revolucion mexicana"
masculinidad AND "revolucion mexicana"

Sample Articles
Cano, Gabriela. "Gertrude Duby y la historia de las mujeres zapatistas de la Revolución Mexicana
Guerrero, María Consuelo. "La revolucionaria en el cine mexicano

MIDCAT Subject Headings:
Sex role -- Mexico 
Women and the military -- Mexico 
Women -- Political activity -- Mexico 
Women revolutionaries

These subject headings also work in Worldcat.

Marianismo & machismo

Definitions
Machismo and Marianismo 
from Latinas in the United States: A Historical Encyclopedia

"Machismo"
from the New Dictionary of the History of Ideas

 

 

Search Term Examples:
marianismo
machismo
machista AND ("mexican revolution" OR "revolucion mexicana")
macho AND ("mexican revolution" OR "revolucion mexicana")
nacionalidad (e.g., "marianismo AND nacionalidad") 
identidad
mexic*

Sample Articles
Arrizón, Alicia. "'Soldaderas' and the Staging of the Mexican Revolution"
Rankin, Monica A. "Mexicanas en guerra: World War II and the Discourse of Mexican Female Identity."

MIDCAT Subject Headings:
Feminism -- Latin America
Feminism -- Mexico
Machismo
Masculinity -- Latin America
Women --  Latin America -- History
Women -- Mexico -- History

These subject headings also work in Worldcat.

La Virgen de Guadalupe

virgen de guadalupe

Image from Wikimedia

Search Term Examples:
virg*n AND guadalupe 
"virgen de guadalupe"
"virgin of guadalupe"
tonantzin

Sample Articles
Luis, William. "La Virgen Morena mexicana: un símbolo nacional y sus raíces africanas"
Zires, Margarita. "Los mitos de la Virgen de Guadalupe. Su proceso de construcción y reinterpretación en el México pasado y contemporáneo"

MIDCAT Subject Headings:
Guadalupe, Our Lady of.
Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint -- Apparations and miracles -- Mexico
Mexico--Religious life and customs.

These subject headings also work in Worldcat.

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