Includes bibliographical references (p. -369) and index.
Introduction : honor and the public sphere in the Republican era -- Setting the rules of freedom : the trajectory of the press jury -- Representing public opinion : combat journalists and the business of honor -- "The word of my conscience" : eloquence and the foreign debt -- Breaking lamps and expanding the public sphere : students and populacho -- Against the deuda inglesa -- Honor and the state : reputation as a juridical good -- "A horrible web of insults" : the everyday defense of honor -- "One does not talk to the dead" : the Romero-Verástegui affair and the apogee of dueling in Mexico.
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