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Alone at the Altar: Single Women and Devotion in Guatemala, 1670-1870

Brianna Leavitt-Alcántara

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781503603684
eISBN:
9781503604391
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503603684.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book reframes our understanding of single women and religious culture in colonial and nineteenth-century Latin America. Most works on women and early modern religion examine nuns, holy women, or ... More


Gendered Trajectories: Women, Work, and Social Change in Japan and Taiwan

Wei-hsin Yu

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760096
eISBN:
9780804771047
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760096.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book explores why industrial societies vary in the pace at which they reduce gender inequality and compares changes in women's employment opportunities in Japan and Taiwan over the last ... More


The Woman Who Turned Into a Jaguar, and Other Narratives of Native Women in Archives of Colonial Mexico

Lisa Sousa

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804756402
eISBN:
9781503601116
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756402.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The Woman Who Turned Into a Jaguar examines gender relations in indigenous societies of central Mexico and Oaxaca from the 1520s to the 1750s, focusing mainly on the Nahua, Ñudzahui (Mixtec), Bènizàa ... More


Conclusion

Kathryn Hellerstein

in A Question of Tradition: Women Poets in Yiddish, 1586-1987

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804756228
eISBN:
9780804793971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756228.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

The book concludes with brief excerpts and analyses of the poems that Yiddish women poets wrote to and for each other. An appendix and six bibliographic essays follow this conclusion. The appendix ... More


The Political Economy of Japan's Low Fertility

Frances McCall Rosenbluth (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804754866
eISBN:
9780804768207
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804754866.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This book takes an interdisciplinary approach to one of Japan's thorniest public policy issues: why are women increasingly forgoing motherhood? At the heart of the matter lies a paradox: although the ... More


Riding the Black Ram: Law, Literature, and Gender

Susan Heinzelman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756808
eISBN:
9780804773683
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756808.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Unruly women are not often represented in a good light. Whether historical or fictional, disruptive women, with their real or imagined excesses, have long provided the material for literary and legal ... More


Postscript

in Riding the Black Ram: Law, Literature, and Gender

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756808
eISBN:
9780804773683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756808.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter presents some final thoughts from the author. This book has made two interventions in the ongoing conversation between law and literature. First, it historicized the relationship between ... More


Honor and Punishment in Late Eighteenth-Century Spain

Victor M. Uribe-Uran

in Fatal Love: Spousal Killers, Law, and Punishment in the Late Colonial Spanish Atlantic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804794633
eISBN:
9780804796316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804794633.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Focuses on over 65 murders committed by Spanish wives and husbands, detailing their characteristics. Given the saliency of murders committed by unfaithful wives, this chapter explores the culture of ... More


Dangerous Women: Gender, Ethnicity, and “Domestic” Disputes in New Granada

Victor M. Uribe-Uran

in Fatal Love: Spousal Killers, Law, and Punishment in the Late Colonial Spanish Atlantic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804794633
eISBN:
9780804796316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804794633.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Examines 54 cases of spousal murder that took place in late colonial Colombia. Similar to the discussion on Mexico, this chapter addresses the circumstances and motives of the crimes. Rather than ... More


Magic Islands: Children on Display in Colonialisms’ Cultures

David M. Pomfret

in Youth and Empire: Trans-Colonial Childhoods in British and French Asia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804795173
eISBN:
9780804796866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804795173.003.0004
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

‘Magic Islands’ shows how elites forged new public rituals in which children embodied and symbolised domestic norms central to imperial authority. Children offered a focus around which desires for ... More


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