DescriptionDeath product and the idea of Mexico is the first social history, cultural and political death in a nation that has made the death of his guardian sign. Examining the history of death and the death of the sign of sixteenth-century holocaust to contemporary politics Mexican-American identity, the pioneering study anthropologist Claudio Lomnitz marks a turning point in understanding the rich and unique use of imagery in Mexico death. Unlike contemporary Europeans and Americans, whose denial of death permeates their cultures, the Mexican people display and cultivate a jovial familiarity with death. This intimacy with death has become the cornerstone of the national identity of Mexico. Death and the idea of focusing on Mexico. . . More>>

Death and the Idea of Mexico

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