Sexuality and Marriage in Colonial Latin America
U of Nebraska Press, 1992 - History - 349 pages
Attempts to reconstruct the elusive and highly personal private lives of colonial Latin Americans. This book presents a collection of essays that analyze a range of issues from sexuality marriage, divorce, and illegitimacy to sexual witch-craft, conceptions of sin, and confession.
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