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The Extraordinary Career of Juana C. Romero, Cacica of Tehuantepec

Francie Chassen-López.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online February 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); Social and Cultural History; Urban History; History of Gender and Sexuality. 8466 words.

In the 1850s, Juana Catarina Romero, known popularly as Juana Cata, peddled her cigarettes on the streets of Tehuantepec in the state of Oaxaca, Mexico, an activity that enabled her to...

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Lucha Libre

Stephen Allen.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online September 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Social and Cultural History; Urban History; History of Gender and Sexuality. 7610 words.

Lucha libre, or professional wrestling, has become a staple of urban Mexican culture over the course of the 20th century. In the past twenty years, it has gained international acclaim for...

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