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Author Villa-Flores, Javier, 1966-
Title Dangerous speech : a social history of blasphemy in colonial Mexico / Javier Villa-Flores.
Published Tucson : University of Arizona Press, c2006.
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 Floor2  BX1428.3 .V55 2006    IN LIBRARY
Description xii, 242 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [199]-229) and index.
Contents From defenders of God's honor to blasphemers: blasphemy and the rhetoric of empire -- "He who doesn't blaspheme is not a man": blasphemy and masculinity -- On divine persecution: blasphemy and gambling -- Through Eve's open mouth: blasphemy and the woman's voice -- "To lose one's soul": blasphemy and slavery.
Subject Blasphemy -- Mexico -- History.
Language and languages -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church -- History of doctrines.
Mexico -- History -- Spanish colony, 1540-1810.
Related To Online version: Villa-Flores, Javier, 1966- Dangerous speech. Tucson : University of Arizona Press, c2006 (OCoLC)607870290
ISBN 0816525560 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780816525560 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0816525633 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780816525638 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC number 65197846