After almost four decades devoted to researching Kit Carson's personal life, Simmons provides information about Carson's family life, including as much as can be determined about his three wives.
Subjects: Gender StudiesHistorySouthwest
By documenting the progressive removal of limits to patriarchal power in the waning years of the Spanish Empire in Quito, this study traces the genealogy of legal patriarchy in Spanish America.
Subjects: Gender StudiesHistoryLatin America
Sloan investigates how civil laws in post-colonial Mexico played a significant role in changing social norms for marriage, sexuality, and parental authority.
This historically accurate and beautifully written novel explores the secret inclinations, subjective desires, and political struggles of the 17th-century Mexican nun and poet.
Subjects: FictionGender StudiesLatin AmericaLiteratureWomen
A Peruvian scholar focuses on the cultural significance of illicit sexual practices in seventeenth-century Lima.
This book is the landmark study of candomblé, the Afro-Brazilian religion of Bahia, Brazil.
Subjects: AnthropologyGender StudiesWomenLatin America
On October 2, 1968, up to 700 students were killed by government authorities while protesting in Mexico City - many of them women. This analysis of the role of women in the protest movement shows how the events of 1968 shaped modern Mexican society.
Subjects: Gender StudiesHistoryLatin AmericaWomen
The Joan Jensen-Darlis Miller Prize recognizes outstanding scholarship on gender and women's history in the West. The winning essays are collected here for the first time in one volume.
Subjects: American WestGender StudiesHistoryWomen
Documents and discusses the major contributions to this country's social and political mosaic for over 150 years by women leaders, organizers, and activists from diverse Hispanic backgrounds.
Subjects: Chicana and ChicanoGender StudiesWomen
Uses medical records, journals, letters, interviews, and personal recollections to bring us closer than ever to the Mexican artist and her milieu.
Subjects: ArtBiographyGender StudiesLatin AmericaWomen