Bad Language, Naked Ladies, and Other Threats to the Nation: A Political History of Comic Books in Mexico / Edition 1

Bad Language, Naked Ladies, and Other Threats to the Nation: A Political History of Comic Books in Mexico / Edition 1

by Anne Rubenstein
     
 

A history of Mexican comic books, their readers, their producers, their critics, and their complex relations with the government and the Church that discusses cultural nationalism, popular taste, and social change.

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Overview

A history of Mexican comic books, their readers, their producers, their critics, and their complex relations with the government and the Church that discusses cultural nationalism, popular taste, and social change.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822321415
Publisher:
Duke University Press Books
Publication date:
10/28/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
210
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Acknowledgments,
Introduction,
Chapter One: The Creation of Mexican Comic Books, 1934–1952,
Chapter Two: Home-Loving and without Vices: "Modernity," "Tradition," and the Comic Book Audience,
Chapter Three: The Uses of Tradition: Conservative Opposition to Comic Books,
Chapter Four: The Uses of Failure: La Comisión Calificadora, 1944–1976,
Chapter Five: Comic Books Respond to Their Critics, 1944–1976,
Conclusion: The Lessons of Cultural Conservatism,
Notes,
Index,

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