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Companion to Mexican History and Culture

English · Hardback

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Informationen zum Autor William H. Beezley is Professor of History at the University of Arizona, co-Director of the Oaxaca Cultural Institute, and Visiting Distinguished Professor at El Colegio de Mexico. He is the author or editor of 20 volumes on Mexico and Latin America, including Judas at the Jockey Club and Other Episodes of Porfirian Mexico, second edition (2004), Mexican National Identity: Memory, Insinuation, and Popular Culture (2008), and Mexicans in Revolution, 1910-1946 (2008). Klappentext A Companion to Mexican History and Culture features 40 essays contributed by international scholars that incorporate ethnic, gender, environmental, and cultural studies to reveal a richer portrait of the Mexican experience, from the earliest peoples to the present.* Features the latest scholarship on Mexican history and culture by an array of international scholars* Essays are separated into sections on the four major chronological eras* Discusses recent historical interpretations with critical historiographical sources, and is enriched by cultural analysis, ethnic and gender studies, and visual evidence* The first volume to incorporate a discussion of popular music in political analysis Zusammenfassung A Companion to Mexican History and Culture features 40 carefully chosen essays that focus on new approaches to Mexican history. Essays by a variety of international scholars serve to broaden accounts of the Mexican experience through the incorporation of ethnic, gender, environmental, and cultural studies. Inhaltsverzeichnis Introduction: The Dimensions of the Mexican ExperiencePart I: The Mexican ExperiencePart II: The Indigenous World Before the EuropeansPart III: The Silver Heart of the Spanish Empire: Colonial ExperiencesPart IV: Two Centuries of Independence: The Republican CenturyPart V: Two Centuries of Independence: The Revolutionary CenturyIndex

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Introduction: The Dimensions of the Mexican Experience
 
Part I: The Mexican Experience
 
Part II: The Indigenous World Before the Europeans
 
Part III: The Silver Heart of the Spanish Empire: Colonial Experiences
 
Part IV: Two Centuries of Independence: The Republican Century
 
Part V: Two Centuries of Independence: The Revolutionary Century
 
Index

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"This book is definitely a valuable contribution to the understanding of Mexican politics during the different eras and it is the first volume to incorporate a discussion of popular music in political analysis." ( Reference Reviews , 2012)

"Summing Up: Recommend. All levels/libraries." (Choice, 1 January 2012)

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