A Companion to Mexican History and Culture

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William H. Beezley
Wiley, Mar 16, 2011 - History - 688 pages
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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

This book is the receipient of the 2013 Michael C. Meyer Special Recognition Award from the Rocky Mountain Conference on Latin American Studies.

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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).

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