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  • When Jesus Came the Corn Mothers Went Away Marriage Sexuality and Power in New Mexico 1500 1846
  • Rámon A. Gutiérrez
  • English
  • 10 November 2020
  • 9780804718325

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Rámon A. Gutiérrez î 7 Read & download Free read ✓ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB î Rámon A. Gutiérrez Characters Ó When Jesus Came the Corn Mothers Went Away Marriage Sexuality and Power in New Mexico 1500 1846 ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Window into intimate social relations examining the Spanish conuest of America and its impact. Gutierrez earned a lot of criticism for this controversial history of marriage in New Mexico primarily due to his outre account of Puebloan culture and sexuality Among the Pueblo peoples CORN MOTHERS argued men and women occupied gendered domains with particular material responsibilities and spiritual powers The male domain encompassed warfare hunting medicine and the maintenance of sacred time the female included fertility control of the family and household and sustenance The rituals wherein women and men reified this gendered power Gutierrez asserted often abounded with vivid sexual imagery Marriage helped maintain balance within the community by uniting these powerful yet complementary male and female spheresFranciscan missionaries made in the seventeenth century a vigorous effort to destroy the Pueblo Indians spiritual old regime They reserved their missions rations for Christian converts allowed only devout Christian Puebloans to marry and humiliated or persecuted Native American religious leaders Rather than rejecting the domineering newcomers outright many Puebloans chose to make a pretense of conversion for their own survival Christianity had enough in common with traditional Pueblo religious life religious holidays sanguinary rituals like flagellation etc to make this pretense possible In the mid 1600s however revelations of priestly corruption and sexual abuse of Pueblo women undermined what little authority the padres enjoyed The Pueblos again implored their masked gods the katsinas to protect them from disease and drought The traditionalist revival empowered religious leaders like Pope who led the successful revolt of 1680 A century of Spanish cultural imperialism had left its mark however Hispanizing the Pueblos language and material culture After the Spanish reconuest 1693 96 most became dependents or allies of their conuerorsIn the eighteenth century New Mexico s demographically dominant groups became the Spanish colonists and their Ute and Apache genizaro slaves The most important social asset in the province became not harmony or faith but honor male military and sexual prowess female chastity and familial purity of blood Hispanic New Mexicans turned marriage into a mechanism for preserving their families honor and property with the Church and state serving as guarantors Marriage became over time a contract between younger and younger men and women as family choice came before individual choice The ideal of romantic companionate marriage changed this somewhat in the early nineteenth century but marital unions remained racially endogamous even if they became less status endogamous Genizaros meanwhile stood outside of this system of honor preservation because the Spanish saw them as devoid of honor They were conuered peoples exploited physically and sexually and lacked the colonists uncorrupted blood The Bourbon reforms of 1760 1820 did free genizaro slaves from bondage and gave them some access to wage labor but they remained a racially marginalized and socially dishonored group until after the end of Spanish rule

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Rámon A. Gutiérrez î 7 Read & download Free read ✓ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB î Rámon A. Gutiérrez Characters Ó When Jesus Came the Corn Mothers Went Away Marriage Sexuality and Power in New Mexico 1500 1846 ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB This social history of one remote corner of Spain's colonial American empire uses marriage as a. I regularly recommend the book to anyone who visits New Mexico Despite the academic title it s an easy read that uickly covers the 500 years of the state s recorded history For the native it s especially funny as the same 20 or so families are still there all still suabbling over a not really valuable patch of dirt For the visitor the book explains what lies beneath the image so relentlessly marketed and sold by the locals

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