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Reference: Background Information

Papeles de género

Search Term Examples:
mujer* AND revolucion*
"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

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

from the New Dictionary of the History of Ideas



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

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
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"

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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