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Author Prados-Torreira, Teresa.

Title Mambisas : rebel women in nineteenth-century Cuba / Teresa Prados-Torreira
Published Gainesville, Fla. : University Press of Florida, [2005]
©2005
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 186 pages) : illustrations
Contents Front Cover; Table of Contents vii; List of Illustrations ix; Acknowledgments xi; Introduction 1; 1. The Hammock: Bound by Privilege 10; 2. The Whip: Black Women in a Slave Society 27; 3. Hair and Prayer: Early Signs of Unrest 39; 4. The Ten Years War (1868-1878) 48; 5. Mambisas as Citizens: Emilia Casanova and Ana Betancourt 76; 6. "It Won't Be Long": Between the Wars 88; 7. The War of Independence (1895-1898) 101; 8. Evangelina Cossío Cisneros and the Yellow Press 137; Epilogue 147; Notes 153; Bibliography 167; Index 179
Summary Examines a rarely studied yet crucial group of insurgents who fought for Cuban independence from Spain during the 19th century: rebel women known as mambisas
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 167-177) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Women revolutionaries -- Cuba -- History -- 19th century.
Women, Black -- Cuba -- History -- 19th century.
Cuba -- History -- 1878-1895.
Cuba -- History -- Insurrection, 1868-1878 -- Participation, Female.
Cuba -- History -- Insurrection, 1868-1878 -- Women.
Cuba -- History -- Revolution, 1895-1898 -- Participation, Female.
Cuba -- History -- Revolution, 1895-1898 -- Women.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0813037697 (electronic bk.)
9780813037691 (electronic bk.)