Sexuality and Marriage in Colonial Latin America

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Asunci˘n Lavrin
U of Nebraska Press, 1992 - History - 349 pages
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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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Contents

ASUNCION LAVRIN
1
Sexuality
47
RICHARD BOYER
80
SERGE GRUZINSKI
96
ANN TWINAM
118
KATHY WALDRON List of Contributors 341
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About the author (1992)

Asunci˘n Lavrin is a professor of history at Arizona State University at Tempe. Her 1995 book, Women, Feminism, and Social Change in Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay, 1890?1940, won the Arthur P. Whitaker Prize from the Middle Atlantic Council on Latin American Studies.

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