Marriage, Class and Colour in Nineteenth Century Cuba: A Study of Racial Attitudes and Sexual Values in a Slave Society

Marriage, Class and Colour in Nineteenth Century Cuba: A Study of Racial Attitudes and Sexual Values in a Slave Society

by Verena Martinez-Alier
     
 

An analysis of marriage patterns in nineteenth-century Cuba, a society with a large black population.See more details below

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An analysis of marriage patterns in nineteenth-century Cuba, a society with a large black population.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521098465
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/01/1974
Series:
Cambridge Latin American Studies Series, #17
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
220
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

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Table of Contents

Part I. Interracial Marriage: 1. Intermarriage and family honour; 2. Intermarriage and politics; 3. Intermarriage and Catholic doctrine; 4. The white man's view; 5. Colour as a symbol of social status; 6. Intraracial marriage; Part II. Honour and Class: 7. Elopement and seduction; 8. Conclusion: Some analytical comparisons.

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