Flying Visits to the City of Mexico and the Pacific Coast

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ISBN: 135629345X
Release Date: 2016-05-10
Number of pages: 144
Author: L Eaton Smith
Publisher: Palala Press

Download and read online Flying Visits to the City of Mexico and the Pacific Coast in PDF and EPUB This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work.This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work.As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

City of Suspects

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ISBN: 0822327473
Release Date: 2001-09-26
Number of pages: 365
Author: Pablo Piccato
Publisher: Duke University Press

Download and read online City of Suspects in PDF and EPUB DIVAn analysis of the complex moral interpretations crime was given by Mexico's urban poor and of the evolving institutional responses to crime and punishment in modern Mexico./div

The Imagined Underworld

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ISBN: 9780803215832
Release Date: 2007-12-01
Number of pages: 233
Author: James Alex Garza
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

Download and read online The Imagined Underworld in PDF and EPUB Recounts six infamous crimes committed in nineteenth-century Mexico City and the underworld they were used to create. Examining judicial records, newspapers, government documents, and travel accounts, the author uncovers the truth behind some of nineteenth-century Mexico's most notorious criminals, including the serial killer "El Chalequero."

Crime and Punishment in Latin America

Filename: crime-and-punishment-in-latin-america.pdf
ISBN: 0822327449
Release Date: 2001-09-20
Number of pages: 448
Author: Ricardo D. Salvatore
Publisher: Duke University Press

Download and read online Crime and Punishment in Latin America in PDF and EPUB Representing a new wave of legal history that has emerged in recent years, Crime and Punishment in Latin America presents unique essays about the relationship between ordinary people and the law. While applying disparate methodological, theoretical, and disciplinary traditions, the contributors share the conviction that law and legal phenomena are crucial elements in the formation and functioning of modern Latin American societies. Influenced by various theoretical developments, including the rise of cultural, subaltern, and postcolonial studies, the new brand of legal history found in this volume rejects assumptions about the normativity of elite privilege and the law's straightforward application of "justice." While disassociating law from a strict and reductionist legalist approach, the volume showcases discussions of a range of cultures by scholars from both North and Latin America who consider, among other topics, the role of law in mediating social conflict and participating in state building. Treating law as an ambiguous and malleable realm of struggle, the contributors demonstrate that law not only produces and reformulates culture but shapes and is shaped by larger processes of political, social, economic, and cultural change. Other topics discussed include the need for more studies on women's shifting legal status and the ways in which legal systems in England, Western Europe, and the United States compares to those in Latin American countries. This volume will appeal to scholars in Latin American studies and to those interested in the social and cultural history of law. Contributors. Carlos Aguirre, Dain Borges, Lila Caimari, Arlene J. Diaz, Luis A. Gonzalez, Donna Guy, Douglas Hay, Gilbert M. Joseph, Juan Manuel Palacio, Diana Paton, Pablo Piccato, Cristina Rivera-Garza, Kristin Ruggiero, Ricardo D. Salvatore, Charles Walker

Reconstructing Criminality in Latin America

Filename: reconstructing-criminality-in-latin-america.pdf
ISBN: 0842026215
Release Date: 2000
Number of pages: 254
Author: Carlos Aguirre
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

Download and read online Reconstructing Criminality in Latin America in PDF and EPUB The only reader currently available on criminality in Latin America, Reconstructing Criminality in Latin America reconstructs the way in which different Latin American societies have viewed, described, defined, and reacted to criminal behavior. Crime in Latin America is explored in terms of gender, race, class, and criminological theory. The highly readable essays in this book explore how Catholic notions of sin, natural law, the "divine" rights of absolutist monarchs, liberal rights of "man," positivism, and social Darwinism received a sympathetic, even enthusiastic, endorsement from policy makers throughout Latin America. Reconstructing Criminality in Latin America also shows how new methodologies have given scholars deeper insight into the significance of crime in Latin American societies. The selections testify that the insights of scholars like Eric Hobsbawm and Michel Foucault are the foundations of modern histories of crime in Latin America. This book is ideal for criminal justice, sociology, and Latin American social history courses.

Gender Sexuality and Power in Latin America since Independence

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ISBN: 9780742581364
Release Date: 2006-11-06
Number of pages: 318
Author: William E. French
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

Download and read online Gender Sexuality and Power in Latin America since Independence in PDF and EPUB Featuring the original primary research of a number of leading scholars, this innovative volume integrates gender and sexuality into the main currents of historical interpretation concerning Latin America. The book argues that gender and sexuality—rather than simply supplementing existing explanations of political, social, cultural, and economic phenomena—are central to understanding these processes. Focusing on subjects as varied as murder, motherhood and the death penalty in early Republican Venezuela, dueling in Uruguay, midwifery in Brazil, youth culture in Mexico, and revolution in Nicaragua, contributors explore the many ways that gender and sexuality have been essential to the operation of power in Latin America over the last two hundred years. The linked questions of agency, identity, the body, and ethnicity are woven throughout their analysis. By analyzing a rich array of medical, criminological, juridical, social scientific, and human rights discourses throughout Latin America, the authors challenge students as well as scholars to reconsider our understanding of the past through the lenses of gender and sexuality. Making the case for the centrality of gender and sexuality to any study of political and social relations, this volume also will help chart the future direction of research in Latin American history since Independence.

Pacific Pharmacist

Filename: pacific-pharmacist.pdf
ISBN: CHI:101336277
Release Date: 1908
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Princeton Alumni Weekly

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ISBN: PRNC:32101081976829
Release Date: 1937
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Publisher: princeton alumni weekly

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The Moving Picture World

Filename: the-moving-picture-world.pdf
ISBN: UOM:39015010217027
Release Date: 1916
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Mining Magazine

Filename: mining-magazine.pdf
ISBN: CHI:101902620
Release Date: 1903
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To Dragma

Filename: to-dragma.pdf
ISBN: UOM:39015076317638
Release Date: 1936
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Author: Alpha Omicron Pi

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The Jimmy Carter Library

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ISBN: 9781476785271
Release Date: 2014-03-25
Number of pages: 2156
Author: Jimmy Carter
Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Download and read online The Jimmy Carter Library in PDF and EPUB This ebook boxed set includes the following: A Call to Action, Beyond the White House, Our Endangered Values, Palestine Peace Not Apartheid, We Can Have Peace in the Holy Land, The Nobel Peace Prize Lecture, An Hour Before Daylight, Christmas in Plains, Sharing Good Times, A Remarkable Mother, The Hornet’s Nest

The Train Dispatcher

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ISBN: CORNELL:31924054157361
Release Date: 1941
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