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Rituals and sisterhoods: single women's households in Mexico, 1560-1750




Megged, Amos, author
University Press of Colorado, publisher

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An approach to lingering views on single, plebeian women in Latin American historiography and specifically Mexico. Major revelations that single women in lower echelons of society in early to mid-colonial Mexico were able to transcend class and race barriers in spite of poverty and unfavorable social circumstances.--Provided by publisher.


Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Access is limited to the Adams State University, Colorado State University, Colorado State University Pueblo, Community College of Denver, Fort Lewis College, Metropolitan State University Denver, Regis University, University of Alaska Fairbanks, University of Colorado Boulder, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, University of Colorado Denver, University of Denver, University of Northern Colorado, University of Wyoming, Utah State University and Western Colorado University communities only.


Households -- Mexico
Single women -- Mexico -- History
Single women -- Mexico -- Social conditions
Mexico -- History -- Spanish colony, 1540-1810
Mexico -- Social conditions -- To 1810


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