Death and Money in the Afternoon

Death and Money in the Afternoon

Author: Adrian Shubert

Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

ISBN: 9780195144123

Category: History

Page: 270

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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 "great patriotic bullfights" 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.
Death and Money in The Afternoon
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Pages: 188
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Pages: 356
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