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Author Santos, Martha S. (Martha Sofia), 1969-

Title Cleansing honor with blood [electronic resource] : masculinity, violence, and power in the backlands of northeast Brazil, 1845-1889 / Martha S. Santos.

Imprint Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, c2012.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xvii, 295 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents A brief moment of prosperity : land, opportunity, and autonomy, 1845-70 -- Unruly soldiers and honorable providers : paradoxes of masculinity and state formation in the backlands, 1840s-89 -- Poor but respectable : community, family, and the gendered negotiation of daily life, 1845-89 -- A changing world : deprivation, dislocation, and the disruption of honorable masculinity, 1865-89 -- Masculinity challenged and affirmed : autonomous women, men, and violent patriarchy, 1865-89 -- Of courage and manhood : masculine spaces, violence, and honor, 1865-89.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Masculinity -- Brazil -- Ceará (State) -- History -- 19th century.
Men -- Brazil -- Ceará (State) -- History -- 19th century.
Machismo -- Brazil -- Ceará (State) -- History -- 19th century.
Violence -- Brazil -- Ceará (State) -- History -- 19th century.
Power (Social sciences) -- Brazil -- Ceará (State) -- History -- 19th century.
Honor -- Brazil -- Ceará (State) -- History -- 19th century.
Sex role -- Brazil -- Ceará (State) -- History -- 19th century.
Ceara (Brazil : State) -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780804774567 (cloth alk. paper)
9780804778480 (e-book)

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