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Alone at the AltarSingle Women and Devotion in Guatemala, 1670-1870

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

Divine VariationsHow Christian Thought Became Racial Science

Divine Variations: How Christian Thought Became Racial Science

Terence Keel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780804795401
eISBN:
9781503604377
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804795401.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The view that science and religion are necessarily in conflict has increasingly lost favor among scholars who have sought more nuanced theoretical frameworks for evaluating the configurations of ... More

Piracy and Law in the Ottoman Mediterranean

Piracy and Law in the Ottoman Mediterranean

Joshua M. White

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781503602526
eISBN:
9781503603929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503602526.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book offers a comprehensive examination of the shape and impact of piracy in the eastern half of the Mediterranean and the Ottoman Empire’s administrative, legal, and diplomatic response. In the ... More

To Belong in Buenos AiresGermans, Argentines, and the Rise of a Pluralist Society

To Belong in Buenos Aires: Germans, Argentines, and the Rise of a Pluralist Society

Benjamin Bryce

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781503601536
eISBN:
9781503604353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503601536.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book analyzes the activities and fantasies of the people who sought to create a lasting German community in Buenos Aires and the behavior of others who challenged that project. It argues that ... More

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