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Butterflies Will Burn: Prosecuting Sodomites in Early Modern Spain and Mexico

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As Spain consolidated its Empire in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, discourses about the perfect Spanish man or "Vir" went hand-in-hand with discourses about another kind of man, one who engaged in the "abominable crime and sin against nature"--sodomy. In both Spain and Mexico, sodomy came to rank second only to heresy as a cause for prosecution, and hundreds of sodomites were tortured, garroted, or burned alive for violating Spanish ideals of manliness. Yet in reality, as Federico Garza Carvajal argues in this ...

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Butterflies Will Burn: Prosecuting Sodomites in Early Modern Spain and Mexico
2003, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX

ISBN-13: 9780292702219

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Butterflies Will Burn: Prosecuting Sodomites in Early Modern Spain and Mexico
2003, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX

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