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Juanita Cruz (Juana Cruz de la Casa)

Juanita Cruz (Juana Cruz de la Casa)

Name: Juana Cruz de la Casa Known as: Juanita Cruz Dates: February 12, 1917 – May 8, 1981 Nationality: Spaniard (Madrid, Spain) First: The first woman to perform professionally in Madrid’s Las Ventas bullring. She is the world’s first matadora. Years Active: 1930s Books: Blaikie, Andrew.2004. The Body: Alternative Bodies. (Volume 5 of The Body: […]

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Cristina Sanchez

Cristina Sanchez

Websites: Davison, Phil. “Woman fights machismo by taking the bull by the horns: Cristina Sanchez has made history as a ‘torero’, writes Phil Davison from Toledo,” from Independent, July 25, 1993. Glauber, Bill. “A woman against the bulls Matador: Cristina Sanchez, the first woman accorded full matador status in Europe, takes on bulls and tradition […]

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Conchita Cintrón

Conchita Cintrón

Books: Hemer, Susan R. & Dundon, Alison. 2016. EMOTIONS, SENSES, SPACES: Ethnographic Engagements And Intersections. [Place of publication not identified]: Univ Of Adelaide Barr Smi. Sherwood, Lyn A. 2007. Yankees in the Afternoon: An Illustrated History of American Bullfighters. Jefferson, NC: Mcfarland & Co. Websites: Conchita Cintrón (1922-) – The Women of Action Network Weber, […]

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Elizabeth Alice Austen

Elizabeth Alice Austen

Books: Danilov, Victor J. 2005. Women and Museums: A Comprehensive Guide. Lanham, Md. [u.a.]: AltaMira Press. Heller, Jules and Nancy G. Heller. 2013. North American Women Artists of the Twentieth Century: A Biographical Dictionary. Routledge Jackson, Kenneth T. 2010. The Encyclopedia of New York City. New Haven: Yale University Press. Lundrigan, Margaret, and Tova Navarra. […]

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Anna Atkins

Anna Atkins

Books: Denlinger, Elizabeth Campbell. 2005. Before Victoria extraordinary women of the British Romantic era. New York: New York Public Library Hannavy, John. 2013. Encyclopedia of Nineteenth-Century Photography. Routledge Websites: Higgitt, Rebekah. “Anna Atkins: Google’s tribute to a pioneer of botany and photography,”  The Guardian, March 16, 2015. Anna Atkins – Wikipedia Works: Scans of Photographs […]

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