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Notable Hispanic American women

Notable Hispanic American women

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Published by Gale Research in Detroit .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hispanic American women -- Biography -- Dictionaries.,
  • Women -- United States -- Biography -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJoseph M. Palmisano, editor ; foreword by Elisa Maria Sanchez.
    GenreBiography, Dictionaries.
    ContributionsPalmisano, Joseph M.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvii, 377 p. :
    Number of Pages377
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18202855M
    ISBN 100787620688

    Famous Inventors Famous Inventions Patents & Trademarks Invention Timelines Computers & The Internet American History African American History African History Ancient History and Culture Asian History European History Genealogy Latin American History Medieval & Renaissance History Military History The 20th Century Women's History View MoreAuthor: Mary Bellis. Born: J Albuquerque, New Mexico Hispanic American civil rights activist and author Throughout her career Hispanic American civil rights activist Linda Chavez has helped change the role of Hispanics in America. Chavez believes that Hispanics and other minorities should be awarded advancement not because of their race but rather for their own achievements.

    This book includes the stories of women who made their mark on the world early on. It features Ruby Bridges, the inspiring 6-year-old who helped desegregate an all-white school in the South, and Mae Jemison, the first African-American woman in space. The book, as noted on the cover, is "illustrated by 13 extraordinary women." (By Susan Hood). In , Ochoa became the first Hispanic American woman in space. Ochoa has logged over hours in space and, “She is a co-inventor on three patents for an optical inspection system, an optical object recognition method, and a method for noise removal in images” according to NASA.

    National Hispanic Heritage Month celebrates and recognizes the contributions Hispanic Americans have made to American society and culture and to honor five of our Central American neighbors who celebrate their independence. The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian. Over the centuries, many remarkable scientists have emerged from Spanish-speaking lands, cultures and ancestors. Though grouping such a diverse collection of people under a single rubric -- particularly the politically expedient but dubious term Hispanic – isn't ideal, it does make room to explore their wide-ranging array of backgrounds and : Nicholas Gerbis.


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Modeled after the award-winning Notable Black American Women [RBB Ap 15 92], this work chronicles the careers and achievements of more than Hispanic American women. The editors use the U.S. Census Bureau's definition of Hispanic, which includes those who identify their origins as Mexico, Puerto Rico, Cuba, Spain, or Spanish-speaking Central or South America.5/5(1).

Series: Notable Hispanic American Women (Book 2) Hardcover: pages; Publisher: Gale; 2 edition (Aug ) Language: English; ISBN ; ISBN ; Product Dimensions: x 1 x inches Shipping Weight: pounds (View shipping rates and policies) Customer Reviews: Be the first to write a reviewFormat: Hardcover.

With an emphasis on contemporary women (but not limited to living individuals), detailed entries provide personal, career and educational information and discuss significant achievements.

Book II Books I and II together provide informative profiles of more than Hispanic American women who have achieved national or international prominence. Books I and II together provide informative profiles of more than Hispanic American women who have achieved national or international prominence in all fields of endeavor.

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The next year she met with President Rutherford B. Hayes in Washington, D.C. Winnemucca also became the first Native American woman to produce a published book, Life Among the Piutes: Their Wrongs Author: Sara Kettler. Clara Barton (). Barton founded the American Red Cross and served as its first president.

She was a nurse during the Civil War for the Union Army. (Recommended biography here.) Nellie Bly Author: Chrissy Clark.

Important and Famous Women in America Sung and unsung, more women have contributed significantly to American history than can be contained within a single table.

The following is a representative survey of some of the most important women in American history. A Mighty Girl special feature in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month celebrating the cultures, histories, and contributions of Americans whose ancestors came from Latin America and Spain.

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Get this from a library. Notable Hispanic American women. [Diane Telgen; Jim Kamp;] -- Contains short biographies of three hundred Hispanic American women who have achieved national or international prominence in a variety of fields.

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