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The Resource Heart in the Glass Jar : Love Letters, Bodies, and the Law in Mexico

Heart in the Glass Jar : Love Letters, Bodies, and the Law in Mexico

Label
Heart in the Glass Jar : Love Letters, Bodies, and the Law in Mexico
Title
Heart in the Glass Jar
Title remainder
Love Letters, Bodies, and the Law in Mexico
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Heart in the Glass Jar begins with one man's literal heart (that of a prominent statesman in mid-nineteenth-century Mexico) but is truly about the hearts, bodies, legal entanglements, and letters-as both symbols and material objects-of northern Mexicans from the 1860s through the 1930s. William E. French's innovative study of courtship practice and family formation examines love letters of everyday folk within the framework of literacy studies and explores how love letters functioned culturally and legally. French begins by situating love letters in the context of the legal system, which
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
French, William E
Dewey number
306.7340972
Index
no index present
LC call number
PQ7211 .F74 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
The Mexican Experience
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Love-letters
  • Love-letters
  • Courtship
  • Courtship
  • Letter writing
  • Letter writing
  • Courtship
  • Letter writing
  • Love-letters
  • Mexico
Label
Heart in the Glass Jar : Love Letters, Bodies, and the Law in Mexico
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover -- Series Page -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Contents -- Heading (Acknowledgments) -- Introduction: The Heart in the Glass Jar -- Section 1. The Letter of the Law -- Section 2. The Lettered Countryside -- Section 3. The Body of the Letter -- Postscript -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index -- About William E. French -- Series List
Control code
939263001
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (541 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780803284166
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)939263001
Label
Heart in the Glass Jar : Love Letters, Bodies, and the Law in Mexico
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover -- Series Page -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Contents -- Heading (Acknowledgments) -- Introduction: The Heart in the Glass Jar -- Section 1. The Letter of the Law -- Section 2. The Lettered Countryside -- Section 3. The Body of the Letter -- Postscript -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index -- About William E. French -- Series List
Control code
939263001
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (541 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780803284166
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)939263001

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