Exits from the labyrinth : culture and ideology in the Mexican national space (Book, 1992) [WorldCat.org]
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Exits from the labyrinth : culture and ideology in the Mexican national space

Author: Claudio Lomnitz-Adler
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Scholarly contribution to the understanding of national culture. First part studies cultural production and ideology in Morelos and in the Huasteca Potosina. Second part focuses on history of legitimacy and charisma in Mexican politics, and relationship between the national community and racial ideology. Based on extensive field work and participant observation"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 57.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Claudio Lomnitz-Adler
ISBN: 0520077881 9780520077881
OCLC Number: 26097386
Description: x, 386 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Introduction: The Project and the Labyrinth (starting p. 1) --
Pt. 1 Regional Culture --
1 Concepts for the Study of Regional Culture (starting p. 17) --
2 Introduction to the Regional Ethnography of Morelos and the Huasteca (starting p. 43) --
Sect. 1 Regional Culture in Morelos --
3 Cultural Hegemony in Morelos: General Background (starting p. 61) --
4 The Cultural Region: A Problematization from the Core (starting p. 82) --
5 Central Places and Regional Cultural Organization (starting p. 107) --
6 Rural Cultures in Morelos: Transformations of Peasant Class Culture (starting p. 121) --
7 The Localist Ideology of a Vulnerable Elite (starting p. 133) --
8 Peasant Localism as "Regionalism": Peasant and State in Morelos (starting p. 143) --
Sect. 2 Regional Culture in the Huasteca Potosina --
9 The Huasteca as a Hegemonic Region (starting p. 153) --
10 Class Culture and Intimate Cultures of the Huasteca (starting p. 169) --
11 Ranchero Localist Ideology (starting p. 188) --
12 Indian Localism (starting p. 205) --
13 Local Intelligentsia and the Flow of Regional Symbols in Localist Ideologies (starting p. 221) --
14 Epilogue (starting p. 242) --
Pt. 2 National Culture --
15 Theory and Politics (starting p. 247) --
16 Racial Ideology and Forms of Nationalism (starting p. 261) --
17 Regional Cultures and the Culture of the State (starting p. 282) --
18 Spatial Analysis and National Culture (starting p. 311) --
Notes (starting p. 315) --
References (starting p. 353) --
Index (starting p. 369)
Responsibility: Claudio Lomnitz-Adler.
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Applying anthropological techniques to the study of national culture, the author of this work links ethnographic and historical research to two aspects of Mexican national ideology: the history of  Read more...

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