Sex Crimes, Violence, Honor and the Law in Early Modern Spain 1528-1735

Sex Crimes, Violence, Honor and the Law in Early Modern Spain 1528-1735

by Renato Barahona

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780802036940
Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
Publication date: 12/28/2003
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 6.21(w) x 9.13(h) x 1.07(d)

About the Author

Renato Barahona is an associate professor in the Department of History at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsix
Introductionxi
1Courtship, Seduction, and Abandonment3
2Carnal Knowledge: The Language of Sex41
3Coercion, Violence, and Subordination59
4A pan y cuchillo: Cohabitation94
5Litigating Honour/Dishonour119
Conclusion157
Appendix ALegal Spheres and Sources169
Appendix BDifloration, Dowry, and the Vizcayan Fueros173
Appendix CCohabitation and the Vizcayan Fueros175
Glossary177
Notes179
Bibliography247
Index of Authors and Subjects255
Index of Names in Lawsuits267

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