A companion to Mexican history and culture / edited by William H. Beezley.

Contributor(s): Beezley, William HMaterial type: TextTextSeries: Blackwell companions to history | Blackwell companions to world historyPublication details: Chichester, West Sussex ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 666 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781444340600; 1444340603; 9781444331790; 1444331795; 9781405190572; 1405190574; 9781444340570; 1444340573; 9781444340587; 1444340581Subject(s): Mexico -- History | Mexico -- Civilization | HISTORY -- Latin America -- General | Mexico -- Civilization | Mexico -- History | HISTORY -- Latin America -- General | Civilization | Mexico | Kultur | Mexiko | MexicoGenre/Form: Electronic books. | History. | Handboeken (vorm) | Geschiedenis (vorm)Additional physical formats: Print version:: Companion to Mexican history and culture.DDC classification: 972 LOC classification: F1226 | .C655 2011Other classification: HIS024000 | 15.85 | 73.06 Online resources: Wiley Online Library
Contents:
The Mexican experience. Living the vida local: contours of everyday life / William E. French ; On the street corner where stereotypes are born: Mexico City, 1940-1968 / Ricardo Pérez Montfort ; Consumption and material culture from pre-contact through the Porfiriato / Steven B Bunker, Víctor M. Macías-González ; Consumption and material culture in the twentieth century / Steven B Bunker, Víctor M. Macías-González ; Geographic regionalism and natural diversity / Christopher R. Boyer ; The cactus metaphor / David Yetman -- The indigenous world before the Europeans. The gods depart: riddles of the rise, fall, and regeneration of Mesoamerica's indigenous societies / Susan Kellogg ; Painting history, reading painted histories: ethnoliteracy in prehispanic Oaxaca and colonial Central Mexico / Elizabeth Bakewell, Byron Ellsworth Hamann -- The silver heart of the Spanish Empire: colonial experiences. The gods return: conquest and conquest society (1502-1610) / Matthew Restall, Robert Schwaller ; The kingdom of New Spain in the seventeenth century / Linda A Curcio-Nagy ; The enlightened colony / Susan M. Deeds -- Two centuries of independence: the republican century. Independence and the generation of the generals, 1810-1848 / Christon I. Archer ; The U.S. intervention in Mexico, 1846-1848 / Linda Arnold ; Republicans and monarchists, 1848-1867 / Erika Pani ; The civilian and the general, 1867-1911 / Paul Garner ; The penal code of 1871: from religious to civil control of everyday life / Kathryn A. Sloan ; Conquering the environment and surviving natural disasters / James A Garza ; Indigenism in general and the Maya in particular in the nineteenth century / Terry Rugeley, Michele M. Stephens ; A brief history of the Historia moderna de México / Servando Ortoll, Pablo Piccato ; The house at Sadi Carnot 33: amateur photography and domestic architecture in Porfirian culture / Patricia Massé ; Disorder and control: crime, justice and punishment in Porfirian and revolutionary society / Elisa Speckman Guerra ; Military and nation in Mexico, 1821-1916 / Stephen Neufeld -- Two centuries of independence: the revolutionary century. The Sonoran dynasty and the reconstruction of the Mexican state / Jürgen Buchenau ; Creating a revolutionary culture: Vasconcelos, Indians, anthropologists, and calendar girls / William H. Beezley ; Counter revolutionary programs: social Catholicism and the Cristeros / Daniel Newcomer ; The apogee of revolution, 1934-1946 / Susie Porter ; The Revolution's second generation: the miracle, 1946-1982 and collapse of the PRI, 1982-2000 / Roderic Ai. Camp ; Photographing Indian peoples: ethnography as kaleidoscope / Deborah Dorotinsky ; Challenges, political opposition, economic disaster, natural disaster and democratization, 1968 to 2000 / Ariel Rodríguez Kuri ; Fighting bacteria, the Bible, and the bottle: projects to create new men, women, and children, 1910-1940 / Gretchen Pierce ; Environment and environmentalism / Emily Wakild ; Peculiarities of Mexican diplomacy / Monica Rankin, Dina Berger ; Science and public health in the century of revolution / Gabriela Soto Laveaga, Claudia Agostoni ; A century of childhood: growing up in twentieth-century Mexico / Elena Jackson Albarrán ;!De pie y en lucha! Indigenous mobilizations after 1940 / María L. Olin Muñoz ; Mexican immigration to the United States / Timothy J. Henderson ; Sex, death and structuralism: alternative views of the twentieth century / Paul Gillingham -- For further research: space, sense, and sensibility / Ageeth Sluis.
Summary: "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"--Provided by publisher.
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The Mexican experience. Living the vida local: contours of everyday life / William E. French ; On the street corner where stereotypes are born: Mexico City, 1940-1968 / Ricardo Pérez Montfort ; Consumption and material culture from pre-contact through the Porfiriato / Steven B Bunker, Víctor M. Macías-González ; Consumption and material culture in the twentieth century / Steven B Bunker, Víctor M. Macías-González ; Geographic regionalism and natural diversity / Christopher R. Boyer ; The cactus metaphor / David Yetman -- The indigenous world before the Europeans. The gods depart: riddles of the rise, fall, and regeneration of Mesoamerica's indigenous societies / Susan Kellogg ; Painting history, reading painted histories: ethnoliteracy in prehispanic Oaxaca and colonial Central Mexico / Elizabeth Bakewell, Byron Ellsworth Hamann -- The silver heart of the Spanish Empire: colonial experiences. The gods return: conquest and conquest society (1502-1610) / Matthew Restall, Robert Schwaller ; The kingdom of New Spain in the seventeenth century / Linda A Curcio-Nagy ; The enlightened colony / Susan M. Deeds -- Two centuries of independence: the republican century. Independence and the generation of the generals, 1810-1848 / Christon I. Archer ; The U.S. intervention in Mexico, 1846-1848 / Linda Arnold ; Republicans and monarchists, 1848-1867 / Erika Pani ; The civilian and the general, 1867-1911 / Paul Garner ; The penal code of 1871: from religious to civil control of everyday life / Kathryn A. Sloan ; Conquering the environment and surviving natural disasters / James A Garza ; Indigenism in general and the Maya in particular in the nineteenth century / Terry Rugeley, Michele M. Stephens ; A brief history of the Historia moderna de México / Servando Ortoll, Pablo Piccato ; The house at Sadi Carnot 33: amateur photography and domestic architecture in Porfirian culture / Patricia Massé ; Disorder and control: crime, justice and punishment in Porfirian and revolutionary society / Elisa Speckman Guerra ; Military and nation in Mexico, 1821-1916 / Stephen Neufeld -- Two centuries of independence: the revolutionary century. The Sonoran dynasty and the reconstruction of the Mexican state / Jürgen Buchenau ; Creating a revolutionary culture: Vasconcelos, Indians, anthropologists, and calendar girls / William H. Beezley ; Counter revolutionary programs: social Catholicism and the Cristeros / Daniel Newcomer ; The apogee of revolution, 1934-1946 / Susie Porter ; The Revolution's second generation: the miracle, 1946-1982 and collapse of the PRI, 1982-2000 / Roderic Ai. Camp ; Photographing Indian peoples: ethnography as kaleidoscope / Deborah Dorotinsky ; Challenges, political opposition, economic disaster, natural disaster and democratization, 1968 to 2000 / Ariel Rodríguez Kuri ; Fighting bacteria, the Bible, and the bottle: projects to create new men, women, and children, 1910-1940 / Gretchen Pierce ; Environment and environmentalism / Emily Wakild ; Peculiarities of Mexican diplomacy / Monica Rankin, Dina Berger ; Science and public health in the century of revolution / Gabriela Soto Laveaga, Claudia Agostoni ; A century of childhood: growing up in twentieth-century Mexico / Elena Jackson Albarrán ;!De pie y en lucha! Indigenous mobilizations after 1940 / María L. Olin Muñoz ; Mexican immigration to the United States / Timothy J. Henderson ; Sex, death and structuralism: alternative views of the twentieth century / Paul Gillingham -- For further research: space, sense, and sensibility / Ageeth Sluis.

"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"--Provided by publisher.

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