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LACERDA, Franciane Gama. "Deserving the Pages of History": the Memory and Representation of Women‟s Life and Death (Belém, 19th and 20th centuries). Cad. Pagu [online]. 2012, n.38, pp.395-423. ISSN 1809-4449.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0104-83332012000100014.

This paper discusses the many meanings given to the deaths of two poor women in Belém do Pará (Brazil). These women were killed at different times and had the story of their lives and deaths evoked by writers, scholars and the media, as an example to be followed by other women, revealing ideals of fidelity, marriage, family. If in modern days the strength of these stories still emerges with different meanings, the past was not different, indicating the many meanings given to their lives and deaths.

Keywords : Memories; Death; Women; Pará; Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries.

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