Fictions of Western American domesticity : Indian, Mexican, and Anglo women in print culture, 1850-1950

Zink, Amanda J. (Amanda Jane), 1977- author

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  • Creator Amanda J. Zink
  • Format Books
  • Publication First edition. Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2018.
  • Physical Details
    • xiii, 339 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9780826359186, 0826359183
  • OCLC on1002692952


  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-329) and index.


  • Introduction: The literature of modern American domesticity -- Delegating domesticity: white women writers and the new American housekeepers -- Dialoging domesticity: resisting and assimilating "The American lady" in early Mexican American women's writing -- Regulating domesticity: Carlisle School's publications and children's books for "American princesses" -- Practicing domesticity: from domestic outing programs to sovereign domesticity -- Epilogue. Fashioning femininity: "Types of American girls"; "Types of Indian girls"; and the "Wrong kind of [Mexican] woman" -- Appendix
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