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Virtually Virgins

ISBN 10 : 0804747563
ISBN 13 : 9780804747561

This book provides a detailed, intimate portrait of a community of women living in a shantytown (favela) in northeastern Brazil, while exploring the complex interplay between gende..


The Invisible War

ISBN 10 : 080477739X
ISBN 13 : 9780804777391

After the conquest of Mexico, colonial authorities attempted to enforce Christian beliefs among indigenous peoples—a project they envisioned as spiritual warfare. The Invisible W..


The Maya World Yucatec Culture And Society 1550 1850

ISBN 10 : 9780804765008
ISBN 13 : 0804765006

This pathbreaking work is a social and cultural history of the Maya peoples of the province of Yucatan in colonial Mexico, spanning the period from shortly after the Spanish conque..


Race State And Armed Forces In Independence Era Brazil

ISBN 10 : 0804751013
ISBN 13 : 9780804751018

Focusing on the military institutions (army, militia, and National Guard) of Bahia, Brazil, this book analyzes the region’s transition from Portuguese colony to province of the B..


Slavery And The Economy Of S O Paulo 1750 1850

ISBN 10 : 9780804748599
ISBN 13 : 0804748594

A history of the society and economy of Sao Paulo from its origins to the introduction of coffee in the mid-19th century."..


C Mo Se Rezag La Am Rica Latina

ISBN 10 : 0804727384
ISBN 13 : 9780804727389

In 1800, the per capita income of the United States was twice that of Mexico and roughly the same as Brazil's. By 1913, it was four times greater than Mexico's and seven times grea..