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Author Leavitt-Alcántara, Brianna,
Title Alone at the altar : single women and devotion in Guatemala, 1670-1870 / Brianna Leavitt-Alcántara.
Imprint Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2017.

Author Leavitt-Alcántara, Brianna,
Subject Catholic Church -- Guatemala -- History.
Single women -- Religious life -- Guatemala -- History.
Guatemala -- Religious life and customs.
Guatemala -- Church history.
Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents City of women, city of God : poor, single, and holy in Santiago de Guatemala -- Unlikely allies : missionaries and laywomen -- Sex, honor, and devotion -- To educate and evangelize : laywomen, clergy, and late-colonial girls' schools -- The controversial ecstasy of Sor María Teresa Aycinena -- "With knives drawn" : gender, devotion, and politics after independence.
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ISBN 9781503604391 (electronic bk.)
150360439X (electronic bk.)
9781503603684 (cloth ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 992437681
Additional Format Print version: Leavitt-Alcántara, Brianna. Alone at the altar. Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2017 9781503603684 (DLC) 2017028675

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