Power and Gender in Renaissance Spain (Hispanisms Series): Eight Women of the Mendoza Family, 1450-1650

Power and Gender in Renaissance Spain (Hispanisms Series): Eight Women of the Mendoza Family, 1450-1650

by Helen Nader
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780252071454
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
Publication date:
11/28/2003
Series:
Hispanisms Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
A Note on Names
Introduction: The World of the Mendozas1
1Juana Pimentel, the Mendoza Family, and the Crown27
2In Search of Juana de Mendoza48
3Rebel with a Cause: The Marriage of Maria Pacheco and the Formation of Mendoza Identity71
4Books in the Sewing Basket: Maria de Mendoza Y de la Cerda93
5On the Margins of the Mendozas: Luisa de la Cerda and Maria de San Jose (Salazar)113
6Choosing Her Own Buttons: The Guardianship of Magdalena de Bobadilla132
7Mother Love in the Renaissance: The Princess of Eboli's Letters to Her Favorite Son152
8Willing Desire: Luisa de Carvajal y Mendoza and Female Subjectivity177
App.: Family Trees195
Contributors201
Index203

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