This project explores the intersections of gendered, classed, and racialized identities in the sixteenth-century Spanish empire, focusing particularly on their elaboration within the institution of marriage. Through an analysis of transatlantic Spanish, and Spanish-Indigenous unions in Mesoamerica and the Andes, this thesis considers how intersectional identities interact with dominant narratives and both limit and expand the opportunities available to individuals.
Brooks, Jennifer, "Marriage, Legitimacy, and Intersectional Identities in the Sixteenth-Century Spanish Empire" (2016). History Honors Projects. Paper 21.
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