The Imagined Underworld

The Imagined Underworld

Sex, Crime, and Vice in Porfirian Mexico City

eBook - 2007
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Recounts six infamous crimes committed in nineteenth-century Mexico City and the underworld they were used to create. Examining judicial records, newspapers, government documents, and travel accounts, the author uncovers the truth behind some of nineteenth-century Mexico's most notorious criminals, including the serial killer "El Chalequero."
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2007.
Characteristics: data file
1 online resource (x, 220 pages) : illustrations


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