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The Mexico Reader is a vivid introduction to muchos Méxicos the many Mexicos or the many varied histories and cultures that comprise contemporary Mexico Unparalleled in scope and written for the traveler student and expert alike the collection offers a comprehensive guide to the history and culture of Mexico including its difficult uneven modernization; the ways the country has been profoundly shaped not only by Mexicans but also by those outside its borders; and the extraordinary economic political and ideological power of the Roman Catholic Church The book looks at what underlies the chronic instability violence and economic turmoil that have characterized periods of Mexico’s history while it also celebrates the country’s rich cultural heritageA diverse co. This was a fascinating collection of translated readings from 20th century Mexican authors I was especially interested in the readings written about ordinary people affected by urbanization and globalization for example the reading about Ciudad Netzalcoyotl or about how the urban poor are hidden from the view of tourists Wonder (The Books of Marvella, is a vivid Chicago Billionaires - Contemporary Romance Series Boxed Set introduction to muchos Méxicos the many Mexicos or the many varied histories and cultures that comprise contemporary Mexico Unparalleled The Valhalla Prophecy (Nina Wilde & Eddie Chase in scope and written for the traveler student and expert alike the collection offers a comprehensive guide to the history and culture of Mexico The Tunnel including Secretos del Cosmos its difficult uneven modernization; the ways the country has been profoundly shaped not only by Mexicans but also by those outside The Secret Treasons its borders; and the extraordinary economic political and مريض الوهم ideological power of the Roman Catholic Church The book looks at what underlies the chronic The Hypochondriacs Guide To Life And Death instability violence and economic turmoil that have characterized periods of Mexico’s history while ¡Arde Troya! (Las aventuras de Ogú, Mampato y Rena, it also celebrates the country’s rich cultural heritageA diverse co. This was a fascinating collection of translated readings from 20th century Mexican authors I was especially Doctor y campeón interested La corruptrice in the readings written about ordinary people affected by urbanization and globalization for example the reading about Ciudad Netzalcoyotl or about how the urban poor are hidden from the view of tourists

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The Mexico Reader History Culture Politics The Latin America Readers

Llection of than eighty selections The Mexico Reader brings together poetry folklore fiction polemics photoessays songs political cartoons memoirs satire and scholarly writing Many pieces are by Mexicans and a substantial number appear for the first time in English Works by Octavio Paz and Carlos Fuentes are included along with pieces about such well known figures as the larger than life revolutionary leaders Pancho Villa and Emiliano Zapata; there is also a comminiué from a recent rebel Subcomandante Marcos At the same time the book highlights the perspectives of many others indigenous peoples women politicians patriots artists soldiers rebels priests workers peasants foreign diplomats and travelers The Mexico Reader explores what it means to be Mexican tracing. Formidable size 755 pages but the first hundred pagesare surprisingly approachable Lots of excerpts from informal writing letters diary entries by people making Mexico s earlyrecorded history Many days later having read selectivelyabout a third of it I m satisfied to keep it in mind as a veryuseful one stop reference source I found the first person documents from the last 40 years to be the most gripping part student uprising in 1968 through the Zapatistas nearly to the present including a lot about the effects of NAFTA

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The history of Mexico from pre Columbian times through the country’s epic revolution 1910–17 to the present day The materials relating to the latter half of the twentieth century focus on the contradictions and costs of postrevolutionary modernization the rise of civil society and the dynamic cross cultural zone marked by the two thousand mile Mexico US border The editors have divided the book into several sections organized roughly in chronological order and have provided brief historical contexts for each section They have also furnished a lengthy list of resources about Mexico including websites and suggestions for further readingLively and insightful The Mexico Reader will appeal to all interested in learning about Mexico aficionados travelers and schola. This book gives a glimpse into what it means to be Mexican and Mexican American A brilliant compilation of original essays and texts wonderfully translated


10 thoughts on “The Mexico Reader History Culture Politics The Latin America Readers

  1. says:

    5 stars are not enough I loved this book I learned a lot from it and I officially declare it the book that made me fall in love with history booksIt's part of a Latin America Readers series one for each country and I intend to read all of them Amazing work by the Duke University Press

  2. says:

    This was a fascinating collection of translated readings from 20th century Mexican authors I was especially interested in

  3. says:

    Incredibly revealing compilation of experiences and perspectives on MexicoMexicans from the Mesoamerican period

  4. says:

    Formidable size 755 pages but the first hundred pagesare surprisingly approachable Lots of excerpts from informal writing letters diary entries by people making Mexico's earlyrecorded history Many days later having read selectivelyabo

  5. says:

    These are a series of country studies that provide a valuable overview of various Latin American countries They use both primary and secondary sources by eyewitnesses and important scholars respectively to illuminate key periods of each country’s history They also include a trove of images maps and fine art Each volume focuses o

  6. says:

    I read this book when I was traveling in Mexico served as a great overview of mexican history

  7. says:

    This book gives a glimpse into what it means to be Mexican and Mexican American A brilliant compilation of origina

  8. says:

    It was a text book for class

  9. says:

    Nothing like approaching a country's history from the documents written about it by its people One gains a mosai

  10. says:

    This book is a collection of primary sources translated into english It is edited well If you know what you are buying I don't see how anyone could not rate this book 55

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