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Runaway daughters : seduction, elopement, and honor in nineteenth-century Mexico

Author
Sloan, Kathryn A., 1961-
Title
Runaway daughters : seduction, elopement, and honor in nineteenth-century Mexico / Kathryn A. Sloan.
Format
Book
Published
Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2008.
Description
xi, 244 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
URL
<Table of contents only> http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0819/2008021674.html
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 185-237) and index.
Contents
  • The physical and historical world of runaway daughters and their suitors
  • The legal and normative world of runaway daughters and their suitors
  • Making love in Mexico : the cultural context of courtship and gender relations
  • Bearing witness : courtship and working-class neighborhoods
  • Disobedient daughters and the liberal state : generational conflicts over marriage choice
  • Runaway daughters : sexual honor and sources of female power.
Kinsey subjects
Seduction--Mexico--Oaxaca (State).
Courtship customs--Mexico--Oaxaca (State).
Social customs--Mexicao--Oaxaca (State).
ISBN
9780826344779 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0826344771 (pbk. : alk. paper)

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
187.2 S56 r8 2008
Location
Auxiliary Library Facility - Kinsey Institute