Coyote Nation : Sexuality, Race, and Conquest in Modernizing New Mexico, 1880-1920

By: Mitchell, PabloMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandWorlds of Desire: The Chicago Series on Sexuality, Gender, and Culture: Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2014Description: 1 online resource (252 p.)ISBN: 9780226532523Subject(s): Human body -- Social aspects -- New Mexico -- History | Imperialism -- Social aspects -- New Mexico -- History | Mind and body -- New Mexico -- History | New Mexico -- Race relations | Racism -- New Mexico -- History | Sex -- Social aspects -- New Mexico -- History | Sex customs -- New Mexico -- HistoryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Coyote Nation : Sexuality, Race, and Conquest in Modernizing New Mexico, 1880-1920DDC classification: 978.904 LOC classification: F805Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Preface: A Note on Coyotes -- Acknowledgments -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Compromising Positions -- 3. Carnal Knowledge -- 4. Transits of Venus -- 5. Strange Bedfellows -- 6. ""Promiscuous Expectoration"" -- 7. ""Just Gauzy Enough"" -- 8. Conclusion -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Summary: With the arrival of the transcontinental railroad in the 1880s came the emergence of a modern and profoundly multicultural New Mexico. Native Americans, working-class Mexicans, elite Hispanos, and black and white newcomers all commingled and interacted in the territory in ways that had not been previously possible. But what did it mean to be white in this multiethnic milieu? And how did ideas of sexuality and racial supremacy shape ideas of citizenry and determine who would govern the region? Coyote Nation considers these questions as it explores how New Mexicans evaluated and categorized raci
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Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Preface: A Note on Coyotes -- Acknowledgments -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Compromising Positions -- 3. Carnal Knowledge -- 4. Transits of Venus -- 5. Strange Bedfellows -- 6. ""Promiscuous Expectoration"" -- 7. ""Just Gauzy Enough"" -- 8. Conclusion -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index

With the arrival of the transcontinental railroad in the 1880s came the emergence of a modern and profoundly multicultural New Mexico. Native Americans, working-class Mexicans, elite Hispanos, and black and white newcomers all commingled and interacted in the territory in ways that had not been previously possible. But what did it mean to be white in this multiethnic milieu? And how did ideas of sexuality and racial supremacy shape ideas of citizenry and determine who would govern the region? Coyote Nation considers these questions as it explores how New Mexicans evaluated and categorized raci

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Pablo Mitchell is assistant professor of history at Oberlin College.

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