By William H. Beezley
Features the newest scholarship on Mexican heritage and tradition via an array of overseas scholars
Essays are separated into sections at the 4 significant chronological eras
Discusses contemporary historic interpretations with serious historiographical assets, and is enriched by means of cultural research, ethnic and gender experiences, and visible evidence
The first quantity to include a dialogue of renowned song in political analysis
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A Companion to Mexican History and Culture by William H. Beezley