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Author Meléndez, Mariselle, 1964-

Title Deviant and useful citizens : the cultural production of the female body in eighteenth-century Peru / Mariselle Melendez
Published Nashville : Vanderbilt University Press, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 235 pages) : illustrations
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1. Micaela Bastidas's Legible Body: Public Spectacle, Violence, and Fear in Tupac Amaru's Insurrection -- 2. Visualizing and Commodifying Female Bodies in Truxillo del Peru: From Colonial Order to Economic Productivity -- 3. Patriotic Bodies and Corporeal Rhetorics: Sor Maria Josefa de la Santisima Trinidad's Historia de la Fundacion del Monasterio de Trinitarias Descalzas de Lima (1783) -- 4. Nation and Its Congenital Deformations: The Medicalized Female Body in the Mercurio Peruano, 1791 -- 1795
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-221) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Body image in women -- Peru -- History -- 18th century.
Sex role -- Peru -- History -- 18th century.
Women -- Peru -- Social conditions.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0826517706 (electronic bk.)
9780826517708 (electronic bk.)