The case of the ugly suitor : & other histories of love, gender, & nation in Buenos Aires, 1776-1870

Shumway, Jeffrey M., 1968-
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  • Includes bibliographical references (pages [183]-195) and index.


  • Buenos Aires : settings in time and place -- Lineage, morality, and industry : contours of family and society -- "Accept us as free men" : ruptures in society and family -- "If you love me" : paternal reason versus youthful romance -- "The purity of my blood" : attitudes toward interracial marriage -- Crude and outdated ideas : attitudes toward women
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