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Description - Deep Mexico, Silent Mexico by Claudio Lomnitz

In Mexico, as elsewhere, the national space, that network of places where the people interact with state institutions, is constantly changing. How it does so, how it develops, is a historical process-a process that Claudio Lomnitz exposes and investigates in this book, which develops a distinct view of the cultural politics of nation building in Mexico. Lomnitz highlights the varied, evolving, and often conflicting efforts that have been made by Mexicans over the past two centuries to imagine, organize, represent, and know their country, its relations with the wider world, and its internal differences and inequalities. Firmly based on particulars and committed to the specificity of such thinking, this book also has broad implications for how a theoretically informed history can and should be done. An exploration of Mexican national space by way of an analysis of nationalism, the public sphere, and knowledge production, Deep Mexico, Silent Mexico brings an original perspective to the dynamics of national cultural production on the periphery. Its blending of theoretical innovation, historical inquiry, and critical engagement provides a new model for the writing of history and anthropology in contemporary Mexico and beyond.Public Worlds Series, volume 9

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780816632893
ISBN-10: 0816632898
Format: Hardback
(148mm x 229mm x 27mm)
Pages: 392
Imprint: University of Minnesota Press
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Publish Date: 27-Nov-2001
Country of Publication: United States

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