Cambridge, MA: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1988. First edition. Hardcover. 547pp. Large octavo [24 cm] Red cloth with a gilt stamped title on the spine. Fine. The dust jacket is in near fine condition, with a couple of short closed tears in the edges. Item #17719
From the jacket - "Paz gives a masterly portrayal of the life and culture of New Spain and the political and ideological forces at work in that autocratic, male-dominated society, in which the subjugation of women was absolute."