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On April 8th, 2015, Mrs. Maria Luisa Caballero Franco, Puerto Rican author, was invited to present her book Josefa Marquesa del Pumar, with Conchita Franco Serri, co-author and editor, at Professor April Mayes’s history class at Pomona College: Women of Honor, Women of Shame: Women’s Lives in Colonial Latin America and the Spanish-Speaking Caribbean, 1300-1900, a course that examines the colonial period from the perspective of women’s and gender history. Written in Spanish, the book contains over a hundred pages of transcribed pages of archival, primary source documents dating back two hundred years ago, a first person account of a royalist woman émigré exiled from Venezuela by Simon Bolivar. Ms. Caballero Franco’s book, just released, is available in Amazon and SquareUp. Caballero Franco, Maria Luisa, with Conchita Franco Serri. Josefa Marquesa Del Pumar. Edited by Conchita Franco Serri. 1st Ed. ed. Claremont: Santa Clara, 2015. 336. ISBN: 978-0-692-37797-0