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The faces of honor : sex, shame, and violence in colonial Latin America

Author: Lyman L Johnson; Sonya Lipsett-Rivera
Publisher: Albuquerque, NM : University of New Mexico Press, ©1998.
Series: Diálogos (Albuquerque, N.M.)
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Honor was everywhere in Colonial Latin America, and to understand the many ways it had an impact on people's lives is to understand the organizing principles of a society.

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Faces of honor.
Albuquerque, NM : University of New Mexico Press, c1998
(OCoLC)624531736
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lyman L Johnson; Sonya Lipsett-Rivera
ISBN: 0826319246 9780826319241 0826319068 9780826319067
OCLC Number: 39093535
Description: x, 240 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Honor and honors in colonial Spanish America / Mark A. Burkholder --
Honor, sexuality, and the colonial church / Geoffrey Spurling --
The negotiation of honor / Ann Twinam --
An urgent need to conceal / Muriel Nazzari --
Dangerous words, provocative gestures, and violent acts / Lyman L. Johnson --
Honor among plebeians / Richard Boyer --
A slap in the face of honor / Sonya Lipsett-Rivera --
Honor among slaves / Sandra Lauderdale Graham.
Series Title: Diálogos (Albuquerque, N.M.)
Responsibility: edited by Lyman L. Johnson and Sonya Lipsett-Rivera.

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." . . a fine collection of essays . . . [the book] succeeds in providing insight into the many faces of honor in colonial Latin America. The essays are well-written and accessible to an Read more...

 
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