Blood Sport: A Social History of Spanish Bullfighting

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University of Pennsylvania Press, 1991 - Sports & Recreation - 244 pages
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Describing how public animal slaughter came to occupy a central place in Spanish culture, this study attempts to unravel the strands of religion, class conflict, nationalism, political corruption and machismo that make bullfighting a microcosm of Spanish society.

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Fiesta de Toros
12
The Magical Bull
36
Majismo
56
Copyright

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Timothy Mitchell teaches at Columbia University. His books include "Colonising Egypt, Rule of Experts", and "Carbon Democracy".

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