Women of Colonial Latin America / Edition 1 available in Paperback
In this second edition of her acclaimed volume, The Women of Colonial Latin America, Susan Migden Socolow has revised substantial portions of the 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.
About the Author
Susan Migden Socolow is Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Latin American History at Emory University.
Table of Contents
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; 12. Conclusion.