By Martha Santos
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This booklet bargains a severe reinterpretation of male violence, patriarchy, and machismo in rural Latin the US. It specializes in 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. hard the generally authorised depiction of sertanejos as conditioned to violence by way of nature, tradition, and weather, Santos argues that their crisis with retaining an honorable manly acceptance and using violence have been traditionally contingent techniques hired to unravel conflicts over scant assets and to set up energy over ladies and different males.
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Cleansing Honor with Blood: Masculinity, Violence, and Power in the Backlands of Northeast Brazil, 1845–1889 by Martha Santos