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Infamous Desire Male Homosexuality in Colonial Latin America

ISBN-10: 0226757048

ISBN-13: 9780226757049

Edition: 2003

Authors: Pete Sigal

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What did it mean to be a man in colonial Latin America? What did Iberian groups think of men who had sexual relations with other men? Providing an analyses of how male homosexualities were represented in areas under both Portuguese and Spanish control, this text attempts to answer such questions.
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List price: $33.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 1/1/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Introduction: (Homo) Sexual Desire and Masculine Power in Colonial Latin America: Notes toward an Integrated Analysis
Toward an Andean Theory of Ritual Same-Sex Sexuality and Third-Gender Subjectivity
Gender Subordination and Political Hierarchy in Pre-Hispanic America
Gendered Power, the Hybrid Self, and Homosexual Desire in Late Colonial Yucatan
Political "Abomination" and Private Reservation: The Nefarious Sin, Homosexuality, and Cultural Values in Colonial Peru
Tales of Two Carmelites: Inquisitorial Narratives from Portugal and Brazil
Crypto-Sodomites in Colonial Brazil
The Ashes of Desire: Homosexuality in Mid-Seventeenth-Century New Spain
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