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For a Just and Better World: Engendering Anarchism in the Mexican Borderlands, 1900-1938

Sonia Hernández


Building upon historic transnational connections between the cosmopolitan port of Tampico, the Rio Grande Valley of Texas, the Mexican north, and ports of entry across the Atlantic, a network of labor activists including women such as Caritina Piña emerged in the early twentieth century to address labor inequities. This book retraces the emergence of this network circulating on the eve of the 1910 Mexican Revolution. The early revolutionary period ushered in a wave of anarcho-syndicalist groups privileging organizing via labor unions and other collectives. Organizations such as the Partido Lib ... More

Keywords: Women, anarchism and anarcho-syndicalism, labor activism, Gulf of Mexico, Tampico, Caritina Piña, Mexican Revolution, transnational feminism, Mexican borderlands, Magonismo

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9780252044045
Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: May 2022 DOI:10.5622/illinois/9780252044045.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Sonia Hernández, author
Texas A&M University