Table of contents for Gender, race and religion in the colonization of the Americas / edited by Nora E. Jaffary.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS
1. Introduction: Contextualizing Race, Gender, and Religion in the New World, Nora E. Jaffary				. . . 1-28
Part I: Frontiers
2. Women as Go-Betweens? Patterns in Sixteenth-Century Brazil, Alida C. Metcalf						. . . 30-65
3. Gender and Violence: Conquest, Conversion, and Culture on New Spain¿s Imperial Frontier, Bruce A. Erickson	. . . 66-90							
4. The Very Sinews of a New Colony: Demographic Determinism and the History of Early Georgia Women, 1732-1752, Ben Marsh								 	 . . . 91-127
Part II: Female Religious
5. The Convent as Missionary in Seventeenth-Century France,
Susan Broomhall						 . . . 129-153
6. ¿Although I am black, I am beautiful¿: Juana Esperanza de San Alberto, Black Carmelite of Puebla, Joan C. Bristol
 . . . 154-188		
7. Andean Women in Religion: Beatas, ¿Deceny¿, and the defense of Honor in Colonial Cuzco, Kathryn Burns 
 . . . 187-217
Part III: Race Mixing
8. Incest, Sexual Virtue, and Social Mobility in Late Colonial Mexico, Nora E. Jaffary 			 . . . 219-251								
9. ¿An Empire Founded on Libertinage¿: The Mulâtresse and Colonial Anxiety in Saint Domingue, Yvonne Fabella
									 . . . 252-288						
10. Mediating Mackinac: Métis Women¿s Cultural Persistence in the Upper Great Lakes, Bethany Fleming		 . . . 289-314			
Part IV: Networks
11. Circuits of Knowledge among Women in Early-Seventeenth-Century Lima, Nancy E. van Deusen			 . . . 316-352					
12. Waters of Faith, Currents of Freedom: Gender, Religion, and Ethnicity in Inter-imperial Trade between Curaçao and Tierra Firme, Linda M. Rupert				 . . . 363-387		
13. Afterword: Women in the Atlantic World, Patricia Seed
									 . . . 388-405
Bibliography							 . . . 406-481

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Women -- America -- History.
Sex role -- America -- History.
Women and religion -- America.
America -- Colonization -- Social aspects.
America -- Race relations.
Indigenous women -- America -- Social conditions.