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Kinship ideology and practice in Latin America

Author: Raymond Thomas Smith; Joint Committee on Latin American Studies.
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1984.
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Kinship ideology and practice in Latin America.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1984
(OCoLC)654887475
Material Type: Conference publication, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Raymond Thomas Smith; Joint Committee on Latin American Studies.
ISBN: 0807816078 9780807816073
OCLC Number: 10277428
Notes: Papers resulting from meetings held in New York in Sept. 1980 and in Ixtapan de la Sal, Mexico in Sept. 1981, both sponsored by the Joint Committee on Latin American Studies.
Description: vi, 341 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Kinship ideology in slave societies. Cleansing original sin : godparenthood and the baptism of slaves in eighteenth-century Bahia / Stephen Gudeman, Stuart B. Schwartz --
Terms for kin in the British West Indian slave community : differing perceptions of masters and slaves / B.W. Higman --
Establishing colonial hierarchies. A tribute to the household : domestic economy and the encomienda in colonial Peru / Enrique Mayer --
Cultural continuity, structure, and context : some peculiarities of the Andean compadrazgo / Juan M. Ossio --
Love, race, slavery, and sexuality in Jamaican images of the family / Jack Alexander --
Hierarchies and enterprise : the use of kinship in adversity and prosperity. Dynastic growth and survival strategies : the solidarity of Mexican grand-families / Larissa A. Lomnitz, Marisol Pérez-Lizaur --
Creating kinship : the fostering of children in favela families in Brazil / Ruth C.L. Cardoso --
Ideology and practice in southern Jalisco : peasants, rancheros, and urban entrepreneurs / Guillermo de la Peña. (cont.) Sex roles and economic change. From honor to love : transformations of the meaning of sexuality in colonial New Mexico / Ramón A. Gutiérrez --
The exploitation of family morality : labor systems and family structure on São Paulo coffee plantations, 1850-1979 / Verena Stolcke --
Marriage, property, and the position of women in the Peruvian central Andes / Fiona Wilson.
Responsibility: edited by Raymond T. Smith.

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