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Encyclopedia of Mexico : history, society & culture

Author: Michael S Werner
Publisher: Chicago : Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Directed toward the nonspecialist, emphasizes the development of broad themes, structures, and processes over time. Entries include a combination of longer synthetic articles and supplementary articles on important historical events, figures, and institutions. Particularly intriguing are articles on national art, literature, political, and ethnic movements, and extensive definitions of Spanish terms that no  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Encyclopedias
Encyclopédies
Dictionnaires anglais
Enciclopedias
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael S Werner
ISBN: 1884964311 9781884964312
OCLC Number: 37925478
Notes: Maps on endpapers.
Description: 2 volumes (xli, 1749 pages) : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm
Contents: v. 1. A-L --
v. 2. M-Z.
Responsibility: editor, Michael S. Werner ; cartographer, Tom Willcockson ; indexer, AEIOU, Inc. ; commissioning editor, Robert M. Salkin.
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Presents a processional view of Mexican history, society and culture, from ancient civilizations to the present day. The primary emphasis of the text is on broad historiographic issues, although it  Read more...

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