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Author French, William E., 1956- author

Title The heart in the glass jar : love letters, bodies, and the law in Mexico/ William E. French
Published Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 2015
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Description 1 online resource
Series The Mexican experience
Mexican experience.
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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Courtship -- Mexico -- History -- 19th century.
Courtship -- Mexico -- History -- 20th century.
Letter writing -- Mexico -- History -- 19th century.
Letter writing -- Mexico -- History -- 20th century.
Love-letters -- Mexico -- History -- 19th century.
Love-letters -- Mexico -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0803284187 (electronic bk.)
9780803284180 (electronic bk.)