Caetana Says No Women's Stories from a Brazilian Slave Society

ISBN-10: 0521893534
ISBN-13: 9780521893534
Edition: 2002
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Description: This text gives true and dramatic accounts of two 19th century Brazilian women - one young and born a slave, the other old and from an illustrious planter family - and how each sought to retain control of their lives.

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Book details

List price: $30.99
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 9/5/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

This text gives true and dramatic accounts of two 19th century Brazilian women - one young and born a slave, the other old and from an illustrious planter family - and how each sought to retain control of their lives.

Stuart B. Schwartz is the George Burton Adams Professor of History and chair of the Council on Latin American and Iberian Studies at Yale University. His many books include "All Can Be Saved: Religious Tolerance and Salvation in the Iberian Atlantic World".

List of Maps, Illustrations, Charts, and Tables
Abbreviations Used in the Footnotes
Note on Brazilian Spelling and Currency
Acknowledgments
Prologue
Maps
The First Story
Caetana Says No: Patriarchy Confounded
Settings
Workers
Family
Godparents
Captain Tolosa
Caetana
Annulment Denied
Epilogue
Sample Documents
Luis Mariano de Tolosa's Household, 1830
Manuel da Cunha de Azeredo Coutinho Souza Chichorro's Household, 1835
The Second Story
Inacia Wills Her Way: Patriarchy Confirmed
The Making of the Will
Choosing Heirs
The Will Revealed
The Contract
Werneck's Sense of Order
Epilogue
Sample Documents
Inacia's Will, 1857
Francisca's Will, 1849
Bibliography
Index

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