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%% Books   
@book{fds295682,
   Author = {Sigal, P},
   Title = {The flower and the scorpion: Sexuality and ritual in early
             nahua culture},
   Series = {Latin America Otherwise},
   Pages = {1-361},
   Publisher = {Duke University Press},
   Year = {2011},
   Month = {December},
   ISBN = {9780822351511},
   url = {http://www.dukeupress.edu/Catalog/ViewProduct.php?productid=15459&viewby=title},
   Abstract = {Prior to the Spanish conquest, the Nahua indigenous peoples
             of central Mexico did not have a notion of "sex" or
             "sexuality" equivalent to the sexual categories developed by
             colonial society or those promoted by modern Western
             peoples. In this innovative ethnohistory, Pete Sigal seeks
             to shed new light on Nahua concepts of the sexual without
             relying on the modern Western concept of sexuality. Along
             with clerical documents and other Spanish sources, he
             interprets the many texts produced by the Nahua. While
             colonial clerics worked to impose Catholic
             beliefs-particularly those equating sexuality and sin-on the
             indigenous people they encountered, the process of cultural
             assimilation was slower and less consistent than scholars
             have assumed. Sigal argues that modern researchers of
             sexuality have exaggerated the power of the Catholic
             sacrament of confession to change the ways that individuals
             understood themselves and their behaviors. At least until
             the mid-seventeenth century, when increased contact with the
             Spanish began to significantly change Nahua culture and
             society, indigenous peoples, particularly commoners, related
             their sexual lives and imaginations not just to concepts of
             sin and redemption but also to pleasure, seduction, and
             rituals of fertility and warfare. © 2011 Duke University
             Press.All rights reserved.},
   Key = {fds295682}
}

@book{fds306106,
   Author = {P. Sigal and Sigal, PH and Whitehead, N and Larkins, ER and Tortorici,
             Z},
   Title = {Ethnopornography},
   Publisher = {University Press of Colorado},
   Year = {2010},
   Key = {fds306106}
}

@book{fds306108,
   Author = {P. Sigal and Sigal, PH and Green, JN},
   Title = {Re-Gendering Latin America},
   Volume = {16},
   Number = {1},
   Year = {2005},
   Key = {fds306108}
}

@book{fds295680,
   Author = {Sigal, P},
   Title = {Infamous Desire: Male Homosexuality in Colonial Latin
             America},
   Publisher = {University of Chicago Press},
   Year = {2003},
   url = {http://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/chicago/I/bo3616886.html},
   Key = {fds295680}
}

@book{fds295681,
   Author = {Sigal, P},
   Title = {From Moon Goddesses to Virgins: The Colonization of
             Yucatecan Maya Sexual Desire},
   Publisher = {University of Texas Press},
   Year = {2000},
   url = {http://utpress.utexas.edu/index.php/books/sigfro},
   Key = {fds295681}
}


%% Journal Articles   
@article{fds324369,
   Author = {Sigal, P},
   Title = {In this issue},
   Journal = {The Hispanic American Historical Review},
   Volume = {96},
   Number = {3},
   Pages = {415-419},
   Publisher = {Duke University Press},
   Year = {2016},
   Month = {August},
   url = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1215/00182168-3601526},
   Doi = {10.1215/00182168-3601526},
   Key = {fds324369}
}

@article{fds324370,
   Author = {Sigal, P and Restall, M and Wood, S and Pizzigoni,
             C},
   Title = {James Lockhart (1933-2014)},
   Journal = {The Hispanic American Historical Review},
   Volume = {95},
   Number = {2},
   Pages = {335-339},
   Publisher = {Duke University Press},
   Year = {2015},
   Month = {January},
   url = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1215/00182168-2874647},
   Doi = {10.1215/00182168-2874647},
   Key = {fds324370}
}

@article{fds295683,
   Author = {Sigal, P},
   Title = {Neil L. Whitehead (1956-2012)},
   Journal = {Ethnohistory},
   Volume = {59},
   Number = {3},
   Pages = {631-633},
   Publisher = {Duke University Press},
   Year = {2012},
   Month = {July},
   ISSN = {0014-1801},
   url = {http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000307418800008&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=47d3190e77e5a3a53558812f597b0b92},
   Doi = {10.1215/00141801-1708579},
   Key = {fds295683}
}

@article{fds295684,
   Author = {Sigal, P},
   Title = {Imagining Cihuacoatl: Mexica Masculinity and Spanish
             Colonization},
   Journal = {Gender & History},
   Volume = {22},
   Number = {3},
   Pages = {538-563},
   Publisher = {WILEY},
   Year = {2010},
   Month = {November},
   url = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-0424.2010.01610.x},
   Abstract = {'Imagining Cihuacoatl' examines the conundrum of the
             multiple identities of the 'serpent woman', a Mexica
             goddess, analysing her relationship with other goddesses in
             the Nahua pantheon. She and the others were marked in a
             particular sexualised and gendered manner in the Nahua
             world. This article argues that Cihuacoatl and the fertility
             goddesses cannot be conceptualised in a symbolic universe
             that has binary divisions between male and female, nor can
             they be analysed by the methods currently employed in the
             social and cultural history of sexuality. This article
             follows images of various goddesses of warfare and fertility
             from pre-conquest and early post-conquest texts, suggesting
             ways in which the Spanish attempted to reconceptualise all
             of them into a framework of demonic sin. 'Imagining
             Cihuacoatl' will interrogate the sexual performance involved
             in Nahua ritual, lost in the translation not just from
             Nahuatl to Spanish but from a system that linked sex with
             rites of fertility to one that linked sex with sin.
             'Imagining Cihuacoatl' shows that Gayle Rubin's call to
             develop a theory of sexuality separate from gender is a
             project fraught with contradictions, and one that remains
             incomplete. © 2010 Blackwell Publishing
             Ltd.},
   Doi = {10.1111/j.1468-0424.2010.01610.x},
   Key = {fds295684}
}

@article{fds295686,
   Author = {Sigal, P},
   Title = {Latin America and the challenge of globalizing the history
             of sexuality.},
   Journal = {American Historical Review},
   Volume = {114},
   Number = {5},
   Pages = {1340-1353},
   Publisher = {Oxford University Press (OUP)},
   Year = {2009},
   Month = {December},
   ISSN = {0002-8762},
   url = {http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20425925},
   Doi = {10.1086/ahr.114.5.1340},
   Key = {fds295686}
}

@article{fds295679,
   Author = {Sigal, P},
   Title = {Review of The Memory of Bones: Body, Being, and Experience
             among the Classic Maya. By Stephen Houston, David Stuart,
             and Karl Taube (Austin: University of Texas Press,
             2006)},
   Journal = {Hispanic American Historical Review},
   Volume = {88},
   Year = {2008},
   Month = {May},
   Key = {fds295679}
}

@article{fds324372,
   Author = {Sigal, P},
   Title = {The Memory of Bones: Body, Being, and Experience among the
             Classic Maya.},
   Journal = {The Hispanic American Historical Review},
   Volume = {88},
   Number = {2},
   Pages = {302-303},
   Publisher = {Duke University Press},
   Year = {2008},
   Month = {May},
   url = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1215/00182168-2007-130},
   Doi = {10.1215/00182168-2007-130},
   Key = {fds324372}
}

@article{fds295685,
   Author = {Sigal, P},
   Title = {Queer Nahuatl: Sahagún's faggots and sodomites, lesbians
             and hermaphrodites},
   Journal = {Ethnohistory},
   Volume = {54},
   Number = {1},
   Pages = {9-34},
   Publisher = {Duke University Press},
   Year = {2007},
   Month = {December},
   ISSN = {0014-1801},
   url = {http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000243649900003&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=47d3190e77e5a3a53558812f597b0b92},
   Abstract = {This article provides a method for interpreting the place of
             sexuality in texts that defy analysis. The author uses one
             source, the Florentine Codex, a large and complex bilingual
             Nahuatl and Spanish document, to decipher some elements
             about cross-dressing individuals, homosexualities, and
             gender inversions in Nahua society at the time of the
             Spanish conquest. The methodology used combines close
             narrative analysis with intellectual genealogy. The author
             argues that decoding the texts in this way allows us to
             uncover a cross-dressing male who engaged in "passive"
             homosexual acts and had a degraded but institutionalized
             role to play. Copyright 2007 by American Society for
             Ethnohistory.},
   Doi = {10.1215/00141801-2006-038},
   Key = {fds295685}
}

@article{fds324373,
   Author = {Sigal, P and Chuchiak IV and JF},
   Title = {Ethnohistory: Guest Editors' Introduction},
   Journal = {Ethnohistory},
   Volume = {54},
   Number = {1},
   Pages = {3-8},
   Publisher = {Duke University Press},
   Year = {2007},
   Month = {December},
   url = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1215/00141801-2006-037},
   Doi = {10.1215/00141801-2006-037},
   Key = {fds324373}
}

@article{fds295678,
   Author = {Sigal, P},
   Title = {Review of The Origins of Mexican Catholicism: Nahua Rituals
             and Christian Sacraments in Sixteenth-Century Mexico. By
             Osvaldo F. Pardo (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press,
             2004)},
   Journal = {Colonial Latin American Review},
   Volume = {16},
   Year = {2007},
   Month = {June},
   Key = {fds295678}
}

@article{fds306107,
   Author = {Sigal, P},
   Title = {Sexual Encounters/Sexual Collisions: Alternative Sexualities
             in Colonial Mesoamerica},
   Journal = {Ethnohistory},
   Volume = {54},
   Number = {1},
   Editor = {Sigal, P and Chuchiak, J},
   Year = {2007},
   Month = {January},
   Key = {fds306107}
}

@article{fds324374,
   Author = {Sigal, P},
   Title = {The Origins of Mexican Catholicism: Nahua Rituals and
             Christian Sacraments in Sixteenth-Century
             Mexico},
   Journal = {Colonial Latin American Review},
   Volume = {16},
   Number = {1},
   Pages = {127-129},
   Year = {2007},
   Key = {fds324374}
}

@article{fds295677,
   Author = {Sigal, P},
   Title = {Review of False Mystics: Deviant Orthodoxy in Colonial
             Mexico. by Nora E. Jaffary (Lincoln and London: University
             of Nebraska Press, 2004)},
   Journal = {American Historical Review},
   Volume = {111},
   Year = {2006},
   Month = {February},
   Key = {fds295677}
}

@article{fds324375,
   Author = {Sigal, P},
   Title = {NORA E. JAFFARY. False Mystics: Deviant Orthodoxy in
             Colonial Mexico. (Engendering Latin America.) Lincoln:
             University of Nebraska Press. 2004. Pp. xvi, 257.
             $49.95},
   Journal = {American Historical Review},
   Volume = {111},
   Number = {1},
   Pages = {239-240},
   Publisher = {Oxford University Press (OUP)},
   Year = {2006},
   Month = {February},
   url = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/ahr.111.1.239},
   Doi = {10.1086/ahr.111.1.239},
   Key = {fds324375}
}

@article{fds295692,
   Author = {Sigal, P},
   Title = {The Cuiloni, the Patlache, and the Abominable Sin:
             Homosexualities in Early Colonial Nahua Society},
   Journal = {The Hispanic American Historical Review},
   Volume = {85},
   Number = {4},
   Pages = {555-594},
   Publisher = {Duke University Press},
   Year = {2005},
   Month = {November},
   ISSN = {0018-2168},
   url = {http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000233056100001&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=47d3190e77e5a3a53558812f597b0b92},
   Doi = {10.1215/00182168-85-4-555},
   Key = {fds295692}
}

@article{fds295676,
   Author = {Sigal, P},
   Title = {Review of The Famous 41: Sexuality and Social Control in
             Mexico, c. 1901. by Robert McKee Irwin, Eward J. McCaughan,
             and Michaelle Rocio Nasser, eds. (New York: Palgrave
             Macmillan, 2003)},
   Journal = {American Historical Review},
   Volume = {109},
   Year = {2004},
   Key = {fds295676}
}

@article{fds295675,
   Author = {Sigal, P},
   Title = {Review of Gender and Sexuality in Latin America, special
             issue of Hispanic American Historical Review},
   Journal = {Estudios Interdisciplinarios De America Latina Y El
             Caribe},
   Volume = {14},
   Year = {2003},
   Key = {fds295675}
}

@article{fds295691,
   Author = {Sigal, P},
   Title = {Gender, male homosexuality, and power in colonial
             Yucatán},
   Journal = {Latin American Perspectives},
   Volume = {29},
   Number = {2},
   Pages = {24-40},
   Publisher = {SAGE Publications},
   Year = {2002},
   Month = {January},
   ISSN = {0094-582X},
   url = {http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000173903000002&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=47d3190e77e5a3a53558812f597b0b92},
   Abstract = {Elites among the Maya considered passivity in males feminine
             and viewed the vanquished warrior as symbolically if not
             actually passive. The Maya nobles, lords, and priests at the
             time of the Spanish conquest used this notion of activity
             and passivity to assert their ability to harness the powers
             of the gods for community well-being. They ritualistically
             raped the gods, thus asserting themselves as the active
             partners to the passive gods. The Maya appear to have viewed
             this act as a way to harness sacred power. Maya elite
             discourse did not place commoners in the realm of endemic
             sodomy but viewed them as blind followers of the nobles.
             Thus, when the elites were corrupt, sodomy reigned
             throughout society. When "good" nobles came to power, sodomy
             was curtailed, perhaps to nonexistence. This discourse
             asserted that the commoners were followers of the nobles and
             that the central issue was not commoner sexuality but noble
             control. In both the Spanish and the Maya case, notions of
             same-sex sexual desires and behaviors were constructed in a
             gendered universe to assert the superiority of one elite
             faction over another. What was at stake in this discourse
             was nothing less than the establishment of a hegemonic
             ideology. This article analyzes the place that homosexual
             desires and acts were given in the literature of both the
             Maya and the Spaniards in colonial Yucatán.},
   Doi = {10.1177/0094582X0202900202},
   Key = {fds295691}
}

@article{fds295673,
   Author = {Sigal, P},
   Title = {Review of Beyond Carnival: Male Homosexuality in
             Twentieth-Century Brazil. by James N. Green (Chicago: The
             University of Chicago Press, 1999)},
   Journal = {Journal of Homosexuality},
   Volume = {42},
   Year = {2002},
   Key = {fds295673}
}

@article{fds295674,
   Author = {Sigal, P},
   Title = {Mexico’s Indigenous Past. by Alfredo López austin and
             Leonardo Lópex Lugan. Trans. Bernard R. Ortiz de Montellano
             (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2001)},
   Journal = {H Latinam},
   Year = {2002},
   Key = {fds295674}
}

@article{fds295690,
   Author = {Sigal, P},
   Title = {To Cross the Sexual Borderlands: The History of Sexuality in
             the Americas},
   Journal = {Radical History Review},
   Volume = {82},
   Pages = {171-185},
   Year = {2002},
   url = {http://hdl.handle.net/10161/6952 Duke open
             access},
   Key = {fds295690}
}

@article{fds295671,
   Author = {Sigal, P},
   Title = {Review of Christianity and Sexuality in the Early Modern
             World: Regulating Desire, Reforming Practice. by Merry E.
             Weisner-Hanks (New York: Routledge, 2000)},
   Journal = {American Historical Review},
   Volume = {106},
   Year = {2001},
   Key = {fds295671}
}

@article{fds295672,
   Author = {Sigal, P},
   Title = {Review of The Emperor’s Mirror: Understanding Cultures
             through Primary Sources. by Russell J. Barber and Frances F.
             Berdan (Tucson: The University of Arizona Press,
             1998)},
   Journal = {Ethnohistory},
   Volume = {48},
   Year = {2001},
   Key = {fds295672}
}

@article{fds295689,
   Author = {Sigal, P},
   Title = {Ethnohistory and Homosexual Desire: A Review of Recent
             Works},
   Journal = {Ethnohistory},
   Volume = {45},
   Number = {1},
   Pages = {135-141},
   Year = {1998},
   Key = {fds295689}
}

@article{fds295688,
   Author = {Sigal, P},
   Title = {The politicization of pederasty among the colonial Yucatecan
             Maya},
   Journal = {Journal of the History of Sexuality},
   Volume = {8},
   Number = {1},
   Pages = {1-24},
   Year = {1997},
   Month = {July},
   ISSN = {1043-4070},
   url = {http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:A1997YC95500001&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=47d3190e77e5a3a53558812f597b0b92},
   Key = {fds295688}
}

@article{fds295687,
   Author = {Restall, M and Sigal, P},
   Title = {’May They Not Be Fornicators Equal to These Priests’:
             Postconquest Yucatec Maya Sexual Attitudes},
   Journal = {Ucla Historical Journal},
   Volume = {12},
   Pages = {91-121},
   Year = {1992},
   Key = {fds295687}
}


%% Book Chapters   
@misc{fds295670,
   Author = {Sigal, P},
   Title = {Sodomy},
   Booktitle = {Lexikon of the Hispanic Baroque: Transatlantic Exchange and
             Transformation},
   Publisher = {University of Texas Press},
   Year = {2013},
   Key = {fds295670}
}

@misc{fds324371,
   Author = {Sigal, P},
   Title = {Imagining Cihuacoatl: Masculine Rituals, Nahua Goddesses and
             the Texts of the Tlacuilos},
   Pages = {12-37},
   Booktitle = {Historicising Gender and Sexuality},
   Publisher = {BLACKWELL PUBLISHING LTD},
   Year = {2011},
   Month = {September},
   ISBN = {9781444339444},
   url = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9781444343953.ch1},
   Doi = {10.1002/9781444343953.ch1},
   Key = {fds324371}
}

@misc{fds295669,
   Author = {Sigal, P},
   Title = {Colonial Reflections/Magical Imaginations: Pedro Lasch’s
             Tezcatlipoca},
   Booktitle = {Black Mirror/Espejo Negro},
   Editor = {Lasch, P},
   Year = {2010},
   Key = {fds295669}
}

@misc{fds295668,
   Author = {Sigal, P},
   Title = {The Perfumed Man: Sacrifice, Penetration, and the
             Feminization of the Male Body in Sixteenth-Century
             Mesoamerica},
   Pages = {299-316},
   Booktitle = {Power, Gender, and Ritual in Europe and the Americas: Essays
             in Memory of Richard C. Trexler},
   Publisher = {Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, University
             of Toronto},
   Editor = {Arnade, P and Rocke, M},
   Year = {2008},
   ISBN = {9780772720474},
   Key = {fds295668}
}

@misc{fds295667,
   Author = {Sigal, P},
   Title = {Sexuality in Maya and Nahuatl Sources},
   Booktitle = {Sources And Methods for the Study of Postconquest
             Mesoamerican Ethnohistory},
   Editor = {Lockhart, J and Sousa, L and Wood, S},
   Year = {2007},
   Key = {fds295667}
}

@misc{fds295665,
   Author = {Sigal, P},
   Title = {Gendered Power, the Hybrid Self, and Homosexual Desire in
             Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Yucatan},
   Booktitle = {Infamous Desire: Male Homosexuality in Colonial Latin
             America},
   Publisher = {University of Chicago Press},
   Editor = {Sigal, P},
   Year = {2003},
   Key = {fds295665}
}

@misc{fds295666,
   Author = {Sigal, P},
   Title = {(Homo)Sexual Desire and Masculine Power in Colonial Latin
             America: Notes Toward an Integrated Analysis},
   Booktitle = {Infamous Desire: Male Homosexuality in Colonial Latin
             America},
   Publisher = {University of Chicago Press},
   Editor = {Sigal, P},
   Year = {2003},
   Key = {fds295666}
}


%% Book Reviews   
@article{fds50692,
   Title = {The Famous 41: Sexuality and Social Control in Mexico, c.
             1901. by Robert McKee Irwin, Eward J. McCaughan, and
             Michaelle Rocio Nasser, eds. (New York: Palgrave Macmillan,
             2003)},
   Journal = {American Historical Review},
   Volume = {109},
   Number = {4},
   Year = {2004},
   Key = {fds50692}
}

@article{fds50693,
   Title = {Gender and Sexuality in Latin America," special issue of
             Hispanic American Historical Review 81:3-4 (August-November
             2001)},
   Journal = {Estudios Interdisciplinarios de America Latina y el
             Caribe},
   Volume = {14},
   Number = {1},
   Year = {2003},
   Key = {fds50693}
}

@article{fds50695,
   Author = {P. Sigal},
   Title = {Beyond Carnival: Male Homosexuality in Twentieth-Century
             Brazil. by James N. Green (Chicago: The University of
             Chicago Press, 1999)},
   Journal = {Journal of Homosexuality},
   Volume = {42},
   Year = {2002},
   Key = {fds50695}
}

@article{fds50696,
   Author = {P. Sigal},
   Title = {The Emperor's Mirror: Understanding Cultures through Primary
             Sources. by Russell J. Barber and Frances F. Berdan (Tucson:
             The University of Arizona Press, 1998)},
   Journal = {Ethnohistory},
   Volume = {48},
   Number = {4},
   Year = {2001},
   Key = {fds50696}
}

@article{fds50697,
   Author = {P. Sigal},
   Title = {Christianity and Sexuality in the Early Modern World:
             Regulating Desire, Reforming Practice. by Merry E.
             Weisner-Hanks (New York: Routledge, 2000)},
   Journal = {American Historical Review},
   Volume = {106},
   Number = {3},
   Year = {2001},
   Key = {fds50697}
}


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