Deco Body Deco City Female Spectacle and Modernity in Mexico City 1900 1939

by Ageeth Sluis

Deco Body Deco City Female Spectacle and Modernity in Mexico City 1900 1939 In the turbulent decades following the Mexican Revolution Mexico City saw a drastic influx of female migrants seeking escape and protection from the ravages of war in the countryside While some settled in slums and tenements where the informal economy often provided the only means of survival the revolution in the absence of men also prompted women to take up traditionally male roles created new jobs in the public sphere open to women and carved out new social spaces in which women could

Publisher : University of Nebraska Press

Author : Ageeth Sluis

ISBN : 9780803293823

Year : 2016

Language: en

File Size : 38.48 MB

Category : Gay Lesbian

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