The Resource True stories of crime in modern Mexico, [compiled by] Robert Buffington, Pablo Piccato, (ebook)

True stories of crime in modern Mexico, [compiled by] Robert Buffington, Pablo Piccato, (ebook)

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True stories of crime in modern Mexico
Title
True stories of crime in modern Mexico
Statement of responsibility
[compiled by] Robert Buffington, Pablo Piccato
Contributor
Compiler
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Crime has played a complicated role in the history of human social relations. Public narratives about murders, insanity, kidnappings, assassinations, and infanticide attempt to make sense of the social, economic, and cultural realities of ordinary people at different periods in history. Such stories also shape the ways historians write about society and offer valuable insight into aspects of life that more conventional accounts have neglected, misunderstood, or ignored altogether. This edited volume focuses on Mexico's social and cultural history through the lens of celebrated cases of social deviance from the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Each essay centers on a different crime story and explores the documentary record of each case in order to reconstruct the ways in which they helped shape Mexican society's views of itself and of its criminals
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Midwest
Dewey number
863/.087209972
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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1952-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Buffington, Robert
  • Piccato, Pablo
  • hoopla digital
Series statement
Dialogos series
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  • True crime stories
  • Detective and mystery stories, Mexican
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
True stories of crime in modern Mexico, [compiled by] Robert Buffington, Pablo Piccato, (ebook)
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Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780826345301
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11648627
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11648627
System control number
MWT11648627
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
True stories of crime in modern Mexico, [compiled by] Robert Buffington, Pablo Piccato, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780826345301
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11648627
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11648627
System control number
MWT11648627
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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