Bibliography - Women


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Bouvier, Virginia M. Women and the Conquest of California, 1542-1840. Codes of Silence. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2001.

Castañeda, Antonia I. Presidarias y Pobladores: Spanish-Mexican Women in Frontier Monterey, Alta California, 1770-1821. Ph.D. diss, Stanford University, 1990

–––––– "Gender, Race, and Culture: Spanish-Mexican Women in the Historiography of Frontier California." Frontiers: A Journal of Women's Studies 11.1 (1990): 8-20.

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Chávez-García, Miroslava. Negotiating Conquest: Gender and Power in California, 1770s to 1880s. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2004.

de la Guerra Ord, Angustias. Occurences in Hispanic California. Francis Frice and William H. Ellison, transl. and eds. Washington, D.C.: Academy of American Franciscan History, 1956.

Pérez, Eulalia. “An Old Woman and her Recollections.” in Three Memoirs of Mexican California. Berkeley: The Friends of the Bancroft Library, 1988. 71-105.