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Author Brewer, Carolyn.

Title Shamanism, Catholicism, and gender relations in colonial Philippines, 1521-1685 / Carolyn Brewer.

Imprint Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, Vt. : Ashgate, c2004.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  305.4209599 B758s 2004    ---  Available
Description xxviii, 240 p. : ill., 1 map ; 23 cm.
Series Women and gender in the early modern world
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [215]-234) and index.
Contents Contact and conversion : the reconstruction of the "good" woman -- Magellan's legacy -- Contact and "morals" -- "Good" and "bad" women : the virgin and the whore -- Confession and flagellation : the creation of self-policing converts -- Contact and the Baylan : the elimination of the animist shaman -- Contact, conversion, and the Baylan -- Evil (and) old women -- Transvestism and the "third sex/gender" space -- Contact and the Inquisition : regendering and resistance -- The archbishop, the priest, the Holy Inquisition, and resistance in Zambales -- Holy confrontation : religion and gender in Bolinao.
Subject Sex role -- Philippines.
Women -- Philippines -- Social conditions.
Animism -- Philippines.
Women in the Catholic Church -- Philippines -- History.
Christianity and other religions -- Animism.
Animism -- Relations -- Christianity.
Catholic Church -- Philippines -- History -- Modern period, 1500-
Philippines -- Religious life and customs.
ISBN 075463437X (alk. paper)

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