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The heart in the glass jar : love letters, bodies, and the law in Mexico / William E. French

Catalog Data

Author:
French, William E. 1956-  Search this
Physical description:
xvi, 296 pages ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
Mexico
Date:
2015
19th century
20th century
Contents:
Introduction: The heart in the glass jar -- The letter of the law -- The lettered countryside -- The body of the letter
Summary:
A history of love and courtship in Mexico from the 1860s through the 1930s based on love letters preserved in legal cases involving courtship.
Topic:
Love-letters--History  Search this
Courtship--History  Search this
Letter writing--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1047664