ERIC Number: ED358193
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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Notable Hispanic American Women. First Edition.
Telgen, Diane, Ed.; Kamp, Jim, Ed.
This reference work is a listing and description of 300 notable Hispanic American women who have achieved national or international prominence in a variety of fields. The entries are based on a mixture of personal interviews, book studies, and articles from periodicals. The entries feature historical and contemporary women from a broad range of professions including medicine, labor, entertainment, business, law, sports, journalism, science, education, politics, religion literature, and others. The entries range from 500 to 2,500 words in length and cover the noteworthy personal, family, and career details that helped shape and define each woman's life. Many of the longer entries are accompanied by photographs of the subjects. Entries are arranged alphabetically by surname, and occupation and ethnicity indexes are included. An extensive subject index at the back of the book contains names, book titles, and general subjects. (JB)
Descriptors: Activism, Affirmative Action, Artists, Biographies, Community Leaders, Females, Hispanic Americans, Individual Characteristics, Professional Personnel, Racial Discrimination, Recognition (Achievement), Scientific Personnel, Sex Discrimination, Women Administrators, Womens History
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Learner; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
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