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Title The Mexico reader : history, culture, politics / edited by Gilbert M. Joseph and Timothy J. Henderson.
Imprint Durham : Duke University Press, 2002.

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Series The Latin America readers.
Latin America readers.
Subject Mexico -- History.
Mexico -- Social conditions.
Mexico -- Economic conditions.
Alt Name Joseph, G. M. (Gilbert Michael), 1947-
Henderson, Timothy J.
Description x, 792 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [757]-762) and index.
ISBN 0822330067 (cloth : alk. paper)
0822330423 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC # 50004352
Table of Contents
 Acknowledgments 
 A Note on Style 
 Introduction1
IThe Search for "Lo Mexicano" 
 The Mexican Character / Joel Poinsett11
 The Cosmic Race / Jose Vasconcelos15
 The Sons of La Malinche / Octavio Paz20
 The Problem of National Culture / Guillermo Bonfil Batalla28
 Does It Mean Anything to Be Mexican / Roger Bartra33
 Mexico City 1992 / Alma Guillermoprieto41
 Two Ranchera Songs / Jose Alfredo Jimenez, Cuco Sanchez53
IIAncient Civilizations 
 The Origins of the Aztecs Anonymous57
 The Cost of Courage in Aztec Society / Inga Clendinnen61
 Popol Vuh Anonymous79
 The Meaning of Maize for the Maya / J. Eric Thompson86
 Omens Foretelling the Conquest Anonymous92
IIIConquest and Colony 
 The Spaniards' Entry into Tenochtitlan / Bernal Diaz del Castillo, Hernan Cortes97
 Cortes and Montezuma / J. H. Eliott105
 The Battles of Tenochtitlan and Tlatelolco Anonymous109
 The Spiritual Conquest / Fray Jeronimo de Mendieta114
 Why the Indians Are Dying / Alonso de Zorita122
 The Colonial Latifundio / Enrique Florescano131
 A Baroque Archbishop-Viceroy / Irving Leonard141
 On Men's Hypocrisy / Sor Juana156
 The Itching Parrot, the Priest, and the Subdelegate / Jose Joaquin Fernandez de Lizardi160
IVTrials of the Young Republic 
 The Siege of Guanajuato / Lucas Alaman171
 Sentiments of the Nation / Jose Maria Morelos189
 Plan of Iguala / Agustin de Iturbide192
 Women and War in Mexico / Frances Calderon de la Barca196
 The Glorious Revolution of 1844 / Guillermo Prieto206
 Decimas Dedicated to Santa Anna's Leg Anonymous213
 War and Finance, Mexican Style / Juan Bautista Morales217
 A Conservative Profession of Faith The Editors of El Tiempo220
 Considerations Relating to the Political and Social Situation / Mariano Otero226
 Liberals and the Land / Luis Gonzalez y Gonzalez239
 Standard Plots and Rural Resistance / Raymond B. Craib252
 Offer of the Crown to Maximilian Junta of Conservative Notables263
 A Letter from Mexico / Empress Carlotta265
 The Triumph of the Republic / Benito Juarez270
 Pofirio Diaz Visits Yucatan / Channing Arnold, Frederick J. Tabor Frost273
 Scenes from a Lumber Camp / B. Traven279
 President Diaz, Hero of the Americas / James Creelman285
 Gift of the Skeletons Anonymous292
 Mexican History in Photographs / John Mraz297
VRevolution 
 Land and Liberty / Ricardo Flores Magon335
 Plan of Ayala / Emiliano Zapata339
 The Restoration of the Ejido / Luis Cabrera344
 Zapatistas in the Palace / Martin Luis Guzman351
 Mexico Has Been Turned into a Hell / William O. Jenkins357
 Pancho Villa / John Reed364
 La Punitiva Anonymous372
 Pedro Martinez / Oscar Lewis375
 Juan the Chamula / Ricardo Pozas387
 The Constitution of 1917: Articles 27 and 123398
 An Agrarian Encounter / Rosalie Evans403
 Ode to Cuauhtemoc / Carlos Pellicer406
 The Socialist ABC's Anonymous411
 The Ballad of Valentin of the Sierra Anonymous418
 Mexico Must Become a Nation of Institutions and Laws / Plutarco Elias Calles421
 The Formation of the Single-Party State / Carlos Fuentes426
 The Rough and Tumble Career of Pedro Crespo / Gilbert M. Joseph, Allen Wells428
 A Convention in Zacapu / Salvador Lemus Fernandez439
 The Agrarian Reform in La Laguna / Fernando Benitez445
 The Oil Expropriation / Josephus Daniels452
 Cardenas and the Masses / Arturo Anguiano456
VIThe Perils of Modernity 
 They Gave Us the Land / Juan Rulfo465
 Mexico's Crisis / Daniel Cosio Villegas470
 Struggles of a Campesino Leader / Ruben Jaramillo482
 Art and Corruption / David Alfaro Siqueiros492
 The Two Faces of Acapulco during the Golden Age / Andrew Sackett500
 Mexico / Sid Tepper, Roy C. Bennett511
 The Dark Deeds of "El Negro" Durazo / Jose Gonzalez G.512
 The Sinking City / Joel Simon520
 Ciudad Nezahualcoyotl / Roberto Vallarino536
 Modesta Gomez / Rosario Castellanos544
VIIFrom the Ruins 
 The Student Movement of 1968 / Elena Pomatowska555
 El Santo's Strange Career / Anne Rubenstein570
 After the Earthquake Victims' Coordinating Council579
 Letters to Cuauhtemoc Cardenas Anonymous591
 Corazon del Rocanrol / Ruben Martinez598
 I Don't Believe Them at All Maldita Vecindad y los Hijos del Quinto Patio612
 Identity Hour / Carlos Monsivais613
 The COCEI of Juchitan, Oaxaca: Two Documents Cocei / Leopoldo de Gyves de la Cruz619
 Women of Juchitan / Jeffrey W. Rubin625
 EZLN Demands at the Dialogue Table Zapatista Army of National Liberation638
 The Long Journey from Despair to Hope / Subcomandante Marcos646
 A Tzotzil Chronicle / Marian Peres Tsu655
 Debtors' Revenge / Heather Williams670
 Mexicans Would Not Be Bought, Coerced / Wayne A. Cornelius684
VIIIThe Border and Beyond 
 Plan of San Diego Anonymous689
 The Mexican Connection / Rudolfo Acuna692
 The Maquiladoras / William Langewiesche698
 Dompe Days / Luis Alberto Urrea708
 Pedro P. Coyote / Judith Adler Hellman717
 There's a Party Going On in Texas Anonymous728
 Two Poems about Immigrant Life / Pat Mora, Gina Valdes731
 The Deadly Harvest of the Sierra Madre / Alan Weisman734
 Two Songs about Drug Smuggling / Salome Gutierrez, Paulino Vargas747
 The New World Border / Guillermo Gomez-Pena750
 Suggestions for Further Reading757
 Acknowledgment of Copyrights763
 Index773