Mothers Making Latin America utilizes a combination of gender scholarship and source material to dispel the belief that women were separated from—or unimportant to—central developments in Latin American history since independence.
- Presents nuanced issues in gender historiography for Latin America in a readable narrative for undergraduate students
- Offers brief, primary-source document excerpts at the end of each chapter that instructors can use to stimulate class discussion
- Adheres to a focus on motherhood, which allows for a coherent narrative that touches upon important themes without falling into a “list of facts” textbook style
Keywords: Latin American & Caribbean History