The faces of honor : sex, shame, and violence in colonial Latin America / edited by Lyman L. Johnson and Sonya Lipsett-Rivera.

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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Other Authors: Johnson, Lyman L. (Editor), Lipsett-Rivera, Sonya, 1961- (Editor)
Format: Electronic
Published: Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, [1998]
Series:Diálogos (Albuquerque, N.M.)
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Table of 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.