Las Soldaderas of the Mexican Revolution (with Cristina Lumague)

We’re getting into a revolutionary, pants-on vibe this week with a look at Las Soldaderas: women who fought during the Mexican Revolution and whose contributions to victory often go uncredited.

Guiding us through their pants-wearing ways is Cristina Lumague, longtime editor of Vulgar History!


Soldaderas in the Mexican Military: Myth and History by Elizabeth Salas and Elizabeth Blackshear Flinn

Revolutionary Women of Texas and Mexico: Portraits of Soldaderas, Saints, and Subversives

Cristina’s podcasts:

Historias Unknown

Espooky tales

Espooky Tales socials: tiktok IG

A Little Bit de Todo (short daily podcast, available May 5th)


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