Death and Money in the Afternoon

Death and Money in the Afternoon

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Shubert analyzes the business of the sport, and explores the bullfighters' world: their social and geographic origins, careers, and social status. Here also are surprising revelations about the sport, such as the presence of women bullfighters - and the larger gender issues that this provoked. From the political use of bullfighting in royal and imperial pageants to the nationalistic qgreat patriotic bullfightsq of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, this is both a fascinating portrait of bullfighting and a vivid recreation of two centuries of Spanish history.GA³mez Quintana, I. Apuntes histA³ricos acerca de la fiesta de toros en EspaApa. CA³rdoba, 1897. . Manual del buen aficionado. ... Oxford, 1996. Madariaga, S. Essays with a Purpose. London, 1954. Madrid en la mano, o el amigo del forastero.

Title:Death and Money in the Afternoon
Author:Adrian Shubert
Publisher:Oxford University Press on Demand - 1999


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