The Resource Cleansing honor with blood : masculinity, violence, and power in the backlands of northeast Brazil, 1845-1889

Cleansing honor with blood : masculinity, violence, and power in the backlands of northeast Brazil, 1845-1889

Label
Cleansing honor with blood : masculinity, violence, and power in the backlands of northeast Brazil, 1845-1889
Title
Cleansing honor with blood
Title remainder
masculinity, violence, and power in the backlands of northeast Brazil, 1845-1889
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book offers a critical reinterpretation of male violence, patriarchy, and machismo in rural Latin America. It focuses on the lives of lower-class men and women, known as sertanejo/as, in the hinterlands of the northeastern Brazilian province of Ceará between 1845 and 1889. Challenging the widely accepted depiction of sertanejos as conditioned to violence by nature, culture, and climate, Santos argues that their concern with maintaining an honorable manly reputation and the use of violence were historically contingent strategies employed to resolve conflicts over scant resources and to es
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
  • 303.6/20811098131
  • 303.6/20811098131
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • HQ1090.7.B6
  • HQ1090.7.B6S26 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Cleansing honor with blood : masculinity, violence, and power in the backlands of northeast Brazil, 1845-1889
Publication
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • List of Tables and Figures; Acknowledgments; A Note on Weights, Measures, Brazilian Currency, and Orthography; Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. A Brief Moment of Prosperity: Land, Opportunity, and Autonomy,1845-70; 2. Unruly Soldiers and Honorable Providers: Paradoxes of Masculinity and State Formation in the Backlands, 1840s-89; 3. Poor but Respectable: Community, Family, and the Gendered Negotiation of Daily Life, 1845-89; 4. A Changing World: Deprivation, Dislocation, and the Disruptionof Honorable Masculinity, 1865-89
  • 5. Masculinity Challenged and Affirmed: Autonomous Women, Men, and Violent Patriarchy, 1865-896. Of Courage and Manhood: Masculine Spaces, Violence, and Honor, 1865-89; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn767502524
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (315 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804778480
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b33808594
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)767502524
  • pebcs0804778485

Library Locations

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