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A History of Infamy: Crime, Truth, and Justice in Mexico by Pablo Piccato

By Pablo Piccato

A historical past of Infamy explores the damaged nexus among crime, justice, and fact in mid-twentieth-century Mexico. confronted with the violence and impunity that outlined politics, policing, and the judicial procedure in post-revolutionary instances, Mexicans sought fact and justice outdoor nation associations. in this interval, felony information and crime fiction flourished. Civil society’s look for fact and justice led, ironically, to the normalization of extrajudicial violence and overlook of the rights of sufferers. As Pablo Piccato demonstrates, usual humans in Mexico have made crime and punishment primary matters of the general public sphere over the last century, and in doing so have formed crime and violence in our times.

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