Stitching Truth: Women's Protest Art in Pinochet's Chile (Spanish edition)

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Stitching Truth: Women's Protest Art in Pinochet's Chile (Spanish edition)

Stitching Truth: Women's Protest Art in Pinochet's Chile (Spanish translation) is the story of the sisters, wives, and mothers who made up the women's protest movement in Chile during Pinochet's dictatorship (1973-1990). It is an incredible story of courage and resistance. Facing what would seem like insurmountable odds, the women challenged silence and terror imposed by Pinochet, his military, and his secret police.

Intended to make the material appropriate for classroom use, this case study includes Connections questions for student reflection, suggested further reading, and primary source documents. 

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