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Hispanic American Historical Review (2014) 94 (1): 123–124.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Ann Twinam No Mere Shadows: Faces of Widowhood in Early Colonial Mexico . By Flint Shirley Cushing . Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press , 2013 . Photographs. Illustrations. Figures. Notes. Bibliography. Index. xvii, 184 pp. Cloth , $55.00 . © 2014 by Duke University...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1980) 60 (2): 314–315.
Published: 01 May 1980
... how successful women accomplish their objectives in Latin America. And, equally important, the emphasis often overlooks those institutional mechanisms that remain long after independence and which women utilize to control their destinies. Lavrin mentions a number of these: widowhood, class privileges...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1977) 57 (1): 126–127.
Published: 01 February 1977
.... There were, in fact, very few conquistadoras . Among the many fascinating tales the author has to tell, some, it is true, are of women who snatched up arms to help defend ships of fortresses in moments of danger, or who in widowhood proved themselves capable administrators of colonial estates...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2002) 82 (4): 801–802.
Published: 01 November 2002
...: A History of Women in Western Europe (1995), on European women. After a short general introduction to the region, the author describes the process of establishing a relationship, the planning of a marriage, possible dissent and the reactions to it, widowhood and remarriage as well as illegitimacy...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2011) 91 (1): 165–166.
Published: 01 February 2011
.... The entire collection is similarly thought-provoking and instructive about sources on women’s lives. Textiles, descriptions of court life, certification of widowhood cases, and warrants to the Indies housed in church archives, Goya’s magisterial depictions of women, the writings of nuns and newspaper...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1984) 64 (3): 477–501.
Published: 01 August 1984
..., the upper-class Spanish woman rarely functioned outside these dependencies. Of the one in five that never married, almost 90 percent resided as dependents in a household headed by kin. For women of all races, widowhood provided an opportunity to express their initiative, but that brought a challenging set...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2014) 94 (4): 739–756.
Published: 01 November 2014
...–1964,” 1 Flint, Shirley Cushing, No Mere Shadows: Faces of Widowhood in Early Colonial Mexico , 123 Foias, Antonia E., Ancient Maya Political Dynamics , 501 Folch, Christine (R), 306 Fowler-Salamini, Heather (R), 512 Fowler-Salamini, Heather, Working Women, Entrepreneurs...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1974) 54 (2): 209–232.
Published: 01 May 1974
...) and sugar lands in the Bahian Recôncavo in various colonial records indicates that this occurred with a fair degree of frequency. Women also figured as owners of extensive cattle lands. 15 Widowhood accounts for most such examples. One widow was cited by a royal survey of Recôncavo parishes in 1757...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2004) 84 (3): 475–498.
Published: 01 August 2004
... the voice of honor. But what should be heard and expected in Buenos Aires? For women it was propriety, virginity before marriage, fidelity during wedlock, and chastity in widowhood; for men it was the ability to defend female virtue and to guarantee family continuity and harmony, honesty in business...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2005) 85 (4): 627–678.
Published: 01 November 2005
..., and at their death its value was deducted from her share. A dowry gave women a certain degree of bargaining power in marriage. If her husband mismanaged it, she could file suit to have its management revert to her or a third party. And in case of widowhood or ecclesiastical divorce, it provided the potential basis...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1979) 59 (2): 280–304.
Published: 01 May 1979
... reclaim her dowry and arras . 12 While one of the main purposes of the dowry was to provide the new marriage with material possessions and a source of income to help the husband meet the needs of the future family, it was equally an important means of caring for the woman in the case of widowhood...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1990) 70 (4): 639–665.
Published: 01 November 1990
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2016) 96 (1): 39–72.
Published: 01 February 2016
... endowing one child over the other entitled their wives to certain rights during their marriage and into widowhood. Also differing from Anglo rule, the Ordenações considered any property brought to or acquired during marriage as communal. 55 The couple mutually held all assets, and neither spouse could...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2021) 101 (3): 375–407.
Published: 01 August 2021
.... Widowhood, possible need, and in-ayllu relationships only told part of María Jamarca's story in Carania. Labor contributions and other obligations were equally significant in guaranteeing María's possession of the fields at Cancaurco, especially under the new agreement. María's contractual duties toward...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2019) 99 (3): 431–465.
Published: 01 August 2019
..., the expansion of the state, as imagined from the lettered city, was a profoundly heteronormative project; the diffuse vocabulary of borderlands power conflicted with urban patriarchal ideals. 18 Additional avenues to public authority—seniority, lineage, family connections, public shaming, widowhood, curative...
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