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Piccato, Pablo
The tyranny of opinion : honor in the construction of the Mexican public sphere / Pablo Piccato
Durham, [N.C.] : Duke University Press, 2010
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 3rd Floor  F1233 .P54 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Honor -- Political aspects -- Mexico
Subject Mexico -- Politics and government -- 1861-1867
Mexico -- Politics and government -- 1867-1910
Mexico -- Politics and government -- 1910-1946
Subject(s) Public opinion -- Mexico -- History
Physical Description xii, 388 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [263]-369) and index
Contents Introduction : honor and the public sphere in the Republican era -- Setting the rules of freedom : the trajectory of the press jury -- Representing public opinion : combat journalists and the business of honor -- "The word of my conscience" : eloquence and the foreign debt -- Breaking lamps and expanding the public sphere : students and populacho -- Against the deuda inglesa -- Honor and the state : reputation as a juridical good -- "A horrible web of insults" : the everyday defense of honor -- "One does not talk to the dead" : the Romero-Verástegui affair and the apogee of dueling in Mexico

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