The Decolonial Imaginary: Writing Chicanas Into History

The Decolonial Imaginary

Writing Chicanas Into History

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ISBN10: 0253212839 ISBN13: 9780253212832 Publisher: Replica Books Published: Jun 1 1999 Pages: 181 Weight: 0.75lbs. Height: 9.25" Width: 6.25" Depth: 0.75" Language: English

Publisher's Comments

The Decolonial Imaginary is a smart, challenging book that disrupts a great deal of what we think we know . . . it will certainly be read seriously in Chicano/a studies. --Women's Review of Books

Emma Pérez discusses the historical methodology which has created Chicano history and argues that the historical narrative has often omitted gender. She poses a theory which rejects the colonizer's methodological assumptions and examines new tools for uncovering the hidden voices of Chicanas who have been relegated to silence.

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