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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 : University of New Mexico Press, [1998] ©1998
Series: Diálogos (Albuquerque, N.M.)
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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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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Johnson, Lyman L.
Faces of Honor : Sex, Shame, and Violence in Colonial Latin America.
Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, ©1998
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lyman L Johnson; Sonya Lipsett-Rivera
ISBN: 9780826353450 0826353452 0826319068 9780826319067 0826319246 9780826319241
OCLC Number: 867931317
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 240 pages) : illustrations, maps
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
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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