Spanish, Portuguese, and American women: As they are in their home, in the fields, in the cities, in church, during festivities, in the workshop, and in salons: descriptions and pictures of the Character, Customs, Typical Dress, Manners, Religion, Beauty, Defects, Preoccupations, and Qualities of Women from each of the Provinces of Spain, Portugal, and the Spanish Americas

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dc.contributor.editor Guijarro, Miguel
dc.coverage.spatial Latin America (general region)
Spain (nation)
Portugal (nation)
dc.date.accessioned 2011-01-04T23:54:36Z
dc.date.available 2011-01-04T23:54:36Z
dc.date.issued 1876
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1911/20705
dc.description Printed document, 301pp. Madrid. A survey of women in Latin America, illustrated with 21 chromolithographic plates mounted on separate sheets with printed borders and titles.
dc.description.abstract This book covers a broad range of topics treating Spanish, Portuguese, and Latin American women. Passages address each of the provinces of Spain, Portugal, and the Spanish Americas, offering a brief history concerning the manner in which the Spaniards colonized Latin American lands. The work constructs a framework for understanding the impact of Spanish history on the colonies and specifically on indigenous women. Furthermore, the writers of these accounts seem especially preoccupied with capturing the regional qualities that distinguish these women. Some writers even provide poetic excerpts to bring to life the illustrations contained in this volume.
dc.format Translations
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Rice University
dc.relation.ispartof Finding Aid available at http://library.rice.edu/collections/WRC/finding-aids/manuscripts/0518
dc.relation.isversionof Original document is available at http://hdl.handle.net/1911/9251
dc.rights This work is licensed under a Creative Commons attribution 2.5 License
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.5/
dc.subject.lcsh Women--Latin America--Social life and customs--19th century
dc.title Spanish, Portuguese, and American women: As they are in their home, in the fields, in the cities, in church, during festivities, in the workshop, and in salons: descriptions and pictures of the Character, Customs, Typical Dress, Manners, Religion, Beauty, Defects, Preoccupations, and Qualities of Women from each of the Provinces of Spain, Portugal, and the Spanish Americas
dc.digitization.specifications Images were captured using the TTI Better Light Super 8K2 digital scan-back system. Master Tiff images were scanned at 24-bit color, adobeRGB1998 color profile, at 600 dpi for graphically intense images and 400 dpi for text. Textual materials are marked up in TEI/XML standard (P5 version).
dc.contributor.funder Funding for the creation of this digitized text is provided by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
dc.date.digital 2006-07-11
dc.contributor.translator Gauthereau-Bryson, Lorena
Estep, Robert (Portuguese translations)
dc.format.xmlschema tei-americas-p5
dc.subject.local Colonialism
Conquest
Gender
Historiography
Indigenity
Migration
Nationalism
Race relations
Religion
dc.source.collection Americas collection, 1811-1920, MS 518, HQ1692 .M88 1872 V.3 ( CALL NUMBER), Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University. Contact info: woodson@rice.edu
dc.identifier.original HQ1692 .M88 1872 V.3
dc.identifier.digital aa00030tr
dc.source.provenance The Humanities Research Center at Rice University, under the direction of Dr. Caroline Levander, purchased this material from a manuscripts dealer in 2005. The Gilder Foundation funded the development of the physical archive. Original materials are housed at the Woodson Research Center, Rice University.
dc.contributor.publisher Miguel Guijarro
dc.pubplace Madrid
dc.description.translation This document is an English translation of the "Las Mujeres Españolas Portuguesas y Americanas." Translated by Lorena Gauthereau-Bryson ;Portuguese translations by Robert Estep. The language of the original document is Spanish and Portuguese.
dc.type.genre Book
dc.type.dcmi Text
dc.identifier.citation Guijarro, Miguel Ed. Spanish, Portuguese, and American women: As they are in their home, in the fields, in the cities, in church, during festivities, in the workshop, and in salons: descriptions and pictures of the Character, Customs, Typical Dress, Manners, Religion, Beauty, Defects, Preoccupations, and Qualities of Women from each of the Provinces of Spain, Portugal, and the Spanish Americas. Translated by Gauthereau-Bryson, Lorena and Estep, Robert (Portuguese translations). Madrid: Miguel Guijarro, 1876. From Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Americas collection, 1811-1920, MS 518. http://hdl.handle.net/1911/20705.

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