¡Viva la historieta! : Mexican comics, NAFTA, and the politics of globalization (Book, 2009) [WorldCat.org]
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βViva la historieta! : Mexican comics, NAFTA, and the politics of globalization /
¡Viva la historieta! : Mexican comics, NAFTA, and the politics of globalization

Author: Bruce Campbell. ; Bruce Campbell
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English
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The focus of the book is on graphic narratives produced by and for Mexicans in the period following the 1994 implementation of the North American Free Trade Agreement. Covers a range of contemporary Mexican comics, including works of propaganda, romance and adventure, graphic novels, a corporate "brand" series, didactic single-issue books, and a superhero parody series. Offers an examination of the ways in which  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Campbell. ; Bruce Campbell
ISBN: 9781604731255 1604731257 9781604731262 1604731265
OCLC Number: 227031629
Description: vii, 234 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Graphic politics --
Lost in the blue eyes of the North --
Neoliberals also cry --
Empire at work --
Memories of underdevelopment --
Capitalism's hero --
Operación Bolívar --
El Bulbo vs. the machine.
Responsibility: Bruce Campbell.
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Critically examines the participation of Mexican comic books in the continuing debate over the character and consequences of globalization in Mexico. The focus of the book is on graphic narratives  Read more...

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