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Gender, sexuality, and power in Latin America since independence

Author: William E French; Katherine Elaine Bliss
Publisher: Lanham Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2007.
Series: Jaguar books on Latin America.
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Integrates gender and sexuality into the main currents of historical interpretation concerning Latin America.

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Gender, sexuality, and power in Latin America since independence.
Lanham Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2007
(OCoLC)654723383
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William E French; Katherine Elaine Bliss
ISBN: 9780742537422 0742537420 9780742537439 0742537439
OCLC Number: 66527009
Description: viii, 309 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Vicenta Ochoa, dead many times: gender, politics, and a death sentence in early republican Caracas, Venezuela / Arlene J. Díaz --
Madame Durocher's performance: cross-dressing, midwifery, and authority in nineteenth-century Rio de Janeiro, Brazil / Erica M. Windler --
Mismeasured women: gender and social science on the eve of female suffrage in Cuba / Alejandra Bronfman --
"Such a strong need": sexuality and violence in Belem prison / Pablo Piccato --
"Gentlemanly responsibility" and "insults of woman": dueling and the unwritten rules of public life in Uruguay, 1860-1920 / David S. Parker --
Work, sex, and power in a central American export economy at the turn of the twentieth century / Lara E. Putnam --
Dangerous driving: adolescence, sex, and the gendered experience of public space in early-twentieth-century Mexico City / Katherine Elaine Bliss, Ann S. Blum --
Doctoring the national body: gender, race, eugenics, and the "invert" in urban Brazil, ca. 1920-1945 / James N. Green --
Masculinity, primitivism, and power: gaucho, tango, and the shaping of Argentine national identity / Eduardo P. Archetti --
Gender, sexuality, and revolution: making histories and cultural politics in Nicaragua, 1979-2001 / Cymene Howe --
Gendering the space of death: memory, democratization, and the domestic / Lessie Jo Frazier.
Series Title: Jaguar books on Latin America.
Responsibility: edited by William E. French and Katherine Elaine Bliss.
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This exciting collection showcases many of the best young historians of Latin America. With wide-ranging essays covering much of the Americas-and framed by classic gender/sexuality concepts, Read more...

 
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