When Jesus Came, the Corn Mothers Went Away: Marriage, Sexuality, and Power in New Mexico, 1500-1846

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Stanford University Press, Jan 1, 1991 - History - 424 pages
11 Reviews
This social history of one remote corner of Spain's colonial American empire uses marriage as a window into intimate social relations, examining the Spanish conquest of America and its impact on a group of indigenous peoples, the Pueblo Indians, seen in large part from their point of view.
  

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Review: When Jesus Came, the Corn Mothers Went Away: Marriage, Sexuality, and Power in New Mexico, 1500-1846

User Review  - Michael - Goodreads

Read for a class very long time ago and felt it a bit pretentious but it introduce some different points of view and isn't that good thing. Read full review

Review: When Jesus Came, the Corn Mothers Went Away: Marriage, Sexuality, and Power in New Mexico, 1500-1846

User Review  - Kent - Goodreads

This book is mistitled. It is much more a history of Spain's New Mexico colony than it is about marriage and sexuality. Although there is some interesting arguments made about the importance of ... Read full review

Contents

The Seventeenth Century
39
rt in The Eighteenth Century
143
Epilogue
337

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Ramon A. Gutierrez is Professor of Ethnic Studies and History at the University of California, San Diego. Richard J. Orsi is Professor of History at California State University, Hayward, and editor of the journal "California History".

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