Rituals of Rule, Rituals of Resistance: Public Celebrations and Popular Culture in Mexico - Latin American Silhouettes (Paperback)
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Rituals of Rule, Rituals of Resistance: Public Celebrations and Popular Culture in Mexico - Latin American Silhouettes (Paperback)

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Paperback 374 Pages / Published: 01/05/1994
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This book presents readers with scholarship on public celebrations and popular culture throughout Mexican history. Leading scholars from the Americas and Great Britain discuss aspects of Mexico's popular culture from the seventeenth century to the present. The vast range of Mexican expression is examined, including Corpus Christi celebrations, New Spain, stone murals, and folk theater. Filling a need that becomes ever more pressing, this volume provides fresh insights.

Publisher: Scholarly Resources Inc.,U.S.
ISBN: 9780842024174
Number of pages: 374
Weight: 553 g
Dimensions: 227 x 164 x 23 mm


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Offers specialists and students the best kind of history-readings that are both entertaining and enlightening, fun and full of information. * The Historian *
Rituals of Rule, Rituals of Resistance is an auspicious collection of essays. . . . The coverage is most impressive, ranging from the sixteenth century to modern times, and assessing every level of political life. With its deeply informed introduction, the book offers . . . a feast of fascinating material, interpreted with seriousness and grace. -- R. Sean Wilentz, Princeton University
This entertaining collection fully does justice to the complex relationship among ritual, culture, and politics in Mexico. . . . Skillful references to theoretical and comparative studies from a variety of disciplines add depth and sophistication. -- Louisa Schell Hoberman, University of Texas, Austin
This collection of documents is filled with new insights into the process of acculturation, religious transformation, and the sixteenth-century history of western Mexico. * Colonial Latin American Historical Review *

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