By Christen A Smith
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This booklet bargains a severe reinterpretation of male violence, patriarchy, and machismo in rural Latin the US. It makes a speciality of the lives of lower-class women and men, referred to as sertanejo/as, within the hinterlands of the northeastern Brazilian province of Ceará among 1845 and 1889. tough the generally accredited depiction of sertanejos as conditioned to violence via nature, tradition, and weather, Santos argues that their trouble with conserving an honorable manly popularity and using violence have been traditionally contingent innovations hired to solve conflicts over scant assets and to set up energy over girls and different males.
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Afro-Paradise: Blackness, Violence, and Performance in Brazil by Christen A Smith