The imagined underworld: sex, crime and vice in Porfirian Mexico City

Introduction -- Charting the imagined city -- The terror of Peralvillo, "El Chalequero" -- Love, betrayal, and death in the underworld -- Organized crime and the porfirian state -- Disease, decay, and the strange case of Federico Abrego and María Barrera -- Politics, corruption, and the Ar...

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Main Author: Garza, James Alex
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Lincoln [u.a.] University of Nebraska Press 2007
Availability in Tübingen:Present in Tübingen.
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Summary:Introduction -- Charting the imagined city -- The terror of Peralvillo, "El Chalequero" -- Love, betrayal, and death in the underworld -- Organized crime and the porfirian state -- Disease, decay, and the strange case of Federico Abrego and María Barrera -- Politics, corruption, and the Arnulfo Arroyo affair -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:X, 220 S.
ISBN:0803222157
9780803222151