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The Life and Times of Mexico

Earl Shorris
Format
Book
Published
New York : W.W. Norton, c2004.
Edition
1st ed
Language
English
ISBN
039305926X (hardcover)
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Table of contents
Contents
  • Definitions : Rice
  • In the beginning
  • Realpolitik and dreams
  • An imperfect likeness
  • The shaman's apprentice
  • The god of bread and the god of corn
  • The Mesoamerican origins of generosity
  • The envious origins of generosity
  • The chosen people
  • The fate of independents
  • The conception of the Aztec
  • His royal highness
  • Centripetal forces
  • The defeat of August Comte
  • Revolutionary dreams
  • The spirits of Madero
  • The land of Zapata
  • Villa's angels
  • Carranza, Obregon, Calles, and the constitution
  • The dream of a word
  • Totalitarian threads
  • The werejaguar
  • Diego Rivera's dogs
  • The nationality of the rose
  • Once there was a circle
  • Real magic
  • The reinforcement of the worst
  • Indio, Lepero, Pelado, Naco : four stages of race and class
  • A savage bite
  • A dearth of beginners
  • Maquiladora nation
  • Where the future falls
  • The science of dismal prospects
  • Alternations
  • Doctors
  • The ninth Mexican
  • The book of predictions.
Description
xx, 780 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes index.
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