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The Aztec palimpsest

Mexico in the modern imagination

by Daniel Cooper AlarcoМЃn

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Published by University of Arizona Press in Tucson .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mexico,
  • Mexico.
    • Subjects:
    • American literature -- History and criticism.,
    • American literature -- Mexican American authors -- History and criticism.,
    • Mexican Americans -- Ethnic identity.,
    • Tourism -- Government policy -- Mexico.,
    • Mexican Americans -- Intellectual life.,
    • Mexican Americans in literature.,
    • Publicity.,
    • Mexico -- Foreign public opinion.,
    • Mexico -- Description and travel.,
    • Mexico -- In literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [207]-218) and index.

      StatementDaniel Cooper Alarcón.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1216.5 .C69 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 224 p. ;
      Number of Pages224
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1005999M
      ISBN 100816516553, 0816516561
      LC Control Number96045805

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