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When Jesus Came, the Corn Mothers Went Away
Marriage, Sexuality, and Power in New Mexico, 1500-1846
Ramon A. Gutierrez

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1991
424 pages.
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Winner of the 1991 Book Award of the Pacific Coast Branch of the AHA, sponsored by the American Historical Association.

Winner of the 1991 Hubert Herring Award, sponsored by the Pacific Coast Council on Latin American Studies.

Winner of the 1992 Frederick Jackson Turner Award, sponsored by the Organization of American Historians.

Winner of the 1992 Herbert Eugene Bolton Memorial Prize, sponsored by the Conference on Latin American History.

Co-Winner of the 1992 James Rawley Award, sponsored by the Organization of American Historians.

Winner of the 1992 John Hope Franklin Prize, sponsored by the John Hope Franklin Publication Prize Committee.

1st prize in the 1992 Spain & America in the Quincent. Award, sponsored by the Program of Cooperation of the Spanish Ministry of Culture & the Cultural Office of the Spanish Embassy in the U.S.

Honorable Mention in the 1992 LASA Bryce Wood Book Award, sponsored by the Latin American Studies Association.

This social history of one remote corner of Spain's colonial American empire uses marriage as a window into intimate social relations, examining the Spanish conquest of America and its impact on a group of indigenous peoples, the Pueblo Indians, seen in large part from their point of view.