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Infamous Desire: Male Homosexuality in Colonial Latin America

 
 
 
 
Infamous Desire: Male Homosexuality in Colonial Latin America
Author: N/A
ISBN 13: 9780226757049
ISBN 10: 226757048
Edition: 1
Publisher: University Of Chicago Press
Publication Date: 2003-01-01
Format: Paperback
Pages: 231
List Price: $31.00
 
 

What did it mean to be a man in colonial Latin America? More specifically, what did indigenous and Iberian groups think of men who had sexual relations with other men? Providing comprehensive analyses of how male homosexualities were represented in areas under Portuguese and Spanish control, Infamous Desire is the first book-length attempt to answer such questions. In a study that will be indispensable for anyone studying sexuality and gender in colonial Latin America, an esteemed group of contributors view sodomy through the lens of desire and power, relating male homosexual behavior to broader gender systems that defined masculinity and femininity.