The Women of Colonial Latin America, 2nd Edition

  • Susan Migden Socolow
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  • ISBN-10: 1316190331
  • ISBN-13: 9781316190333
  • DDC: 305.4098
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 272 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released January 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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In this new edition, author Susan Migden Socolow has revised substantial portions of the original book - incorporating new topics and illustrative cases that significantly expand topics addressed in the first edition; updating historiography; and adding new material on poor, rural, indigenous and slave women.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
The Women of Colonial Latin America.
New Approaches to the Americas.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Introduction: Why Women?.
1: Iberian Women in the Old World and the New.
2: Before Columbus: Women in Indigenous America and Africa.
3: Conquest and Colonization.
4: The Arrival of Iberian Women.
5: Women, Marriage, and Family.
6: Elite Women.
7: The Brides of Christ and Other Religious Women.
8: Women and Work.
9: Women and Slavery.
10: Women and Social Deviance: Crime, Witchcraft, and Rebellion.
11: Women and Enlightenment Reform.
Suggested Further Reading.