Mythohistorical interventions : the Chicano movement and its legacies / Lee Bebout.

By: Bebout, LeeMaterial type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooksCritical American studies series: Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©2011Description: 1 online resource (248 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780816676811; 081667681XSubject(s): Mexican Americans -- Ethnic identity | Mexican American women -- Ethnic identity | Chicano movement | Feminism -- United States | Mexican American lesbians -- Social conditions | Mexican Americans -- Study and teachingAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Mythohistorical interventions.DDC classification: 305.868/72073 LOC classification: E184.M5 | B43 2011Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Introduction : mythohistorical interventions at the intersection of American studies and Chicana/o studies -- Locating the mythohistorical : three tales in the struggle for hegemony -- Hero making in el movimiento : Reies López Tijerina and the Chicano nationalist imaginary -- Of mothers and revolucionarias : movement Chicanas fashioning a feminism of their own -- Queer genealogies : Chicana lesbian feminism & the post-movement era -- Conclusion : echoes of el movimiento and other mythohistorical interventions.
Summary: "Mythohistorical Interventions" explores how myth and history impacted the social struggle of the Chicano movement and the postmovement years. Drawing on archival materials and political speeches as well as music and protest poetry, Lee Bebout scrutinizes the ideas that emerged from the effort to organize and legitimize the Chicano movement's aims.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-243) and index.

Introduction : mythohistorical interventions at the intersection of American studies and Chicana/o studies -- Locating the mythohistorical : three tales in the struggle for hegemony -- Hero making in el movimiento : Reies López Tijerina and the Chicano nationalist imaginary -- Of mothers and revolucionarias : movement Chicanas fashioning a feminism of their own -- Queer genealogies : Chicana lesbian feminism & the post-movement era -- Conclusion : echoes of el movimiento and other mythohistorical interventions.

"Mythohistorical Interventions" explores how myth and history impacted the social struggle of the Chicano movement and the postmovement years. Drawing on archival materials and political speeches as well as music and protest poetry, Lee Bebout scrutinizes the ideas that emerged from the effort to organize and legitimize the Chicano movement's aims.

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