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María Francisca de Nava

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From Mexico, in 1808 she condemned women’s relegation to “the sewing cushion and the stove” as “an abuse”. (Arrom, 50)

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Other 1808In 1808 she objected to restricting women's tasks to sewing and cooking.


Arrom, Silvia Marina, (1985), The women of Mexico City, 1790-1857

Davies, Catherine, Brewster, Claire and Owen, Hilary, (2006), South American Independence. Gender, Politics, Text


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