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The Woman Who Turned Into a Jaguar, and Other Narratives of Native Women in Archives of Colonial Mexico$
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Lisa Sousa

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780804756402

Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: May 2017

DOI: 10.11126/stanford/9780804756402.001.0001

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(p.296) Chapter Ten Conclusion
The Woman Who Turned Into a Jaguar, and Other Narratives of Native Women in Archives of Colonial Mexico

Lisa Sousa

Stanford University Press

The concluding chapter reiterates the book’s major arguments and places the study’s contributions within the context of the existing scholarship on Mesoamerican ethnohistory and women’s history. The chapter considers the evidence for both major changes and continuities in indigenous social and gender relations in rural communities of central Mexico and Oaxaca between 1520 to 1750. The chapter argues that many factors over time contributed to the erosion of native women’s status. Nevertheless, women responded to the many challenges that they faced to defend their interests, as well as those of their households and communities.

Keywords:   women’s history, gender relations, Mesoamerica, Mexico, complementarity

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