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.
Subjects: HistoryLatin America
The history of emotions is a new approach to social history, and this book is the first in English to systematically examine emotions in colonial Mexico.
Subjects: HistoryLatin AmericaGender Studies
Lipsett-Rivera traces the genesis of the Mexican macho by looking at daily interactions between Mexican men in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.