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  •     Rosas, Alejandro. México bizarro : el país que no quieres recordar. / Alejandro Rosas, Julio Patán. Ciudad de México: Planeta, 2017. ISBN: 9786070744150 - Brief, irreverent anecdotes told with acid humor and unblushing frankness that portray Mexico as surrealist nightmare through lesser-known historical facts. Authors, historian and journalist, relate events like exotic funeral for Santa Ana's leg, sp…
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  •      América Latina : desafíos históricos, procesos emancipatorios y horizontes utópicos. / Ana Esther Ceceña (coordinadora). Ciudad de México: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Instituto de Investigaciones Económicas, 2017. (Breviarios de Investigaciones Económicas) ISBN: 9786070292361 - Extracts from proceedings of 2004 conference on Latin American liberation movements. First part collects salient portions of lectures by activists and intellectuals on anti-neoliberal backlash in various countries of region. Second transcribes exte…
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  •      Arqueología de la Costa del Golfo : dinámicas de la interacción política, económica e ideológica. / Lourdes Budar, Marcie L. Venter, Sara Ladrón de Guevara, editoras. Xalapa, Veracruz, México: Universidad Veracruzana, Facultad de Antropología; CA. Arqueología de Paisaje y Cosmovisión UV-CA-258; Administración Portuaria Integral de Veracruz, 2017. ISBN: 9786075025636 - Studies cultural continuities and interruptions in multi-cultural region of Mesoamerica, primarily during Classic period. Authors adopt analytical approaches ranging from ancient use of technology to demographic and political cycles to economic and …
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  •      La Constitución a debate. / Guillermo Luévano Bustamante, Alejandro Rosillo Martínez y Urenda Queletzú Navarro Sánchez (coordinadores). San Luis Potosí, SLP: Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí, 2017. ISBN: 9786078062812 - Seven papers reflecting on history of and new concepts and transitions in analysis of Mexican constitution. Topics include political uses of legalistic discourse inserted into 1917 constitution, environmental law and constitution, legal pluralism in…
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  •      México en movimientos : resistencias y alternativas. / Geoffrey Pleyers, Manuel Garza Zepeda, coordinadores. México: Universidad Autónoma de Ciudad Juárez; Universidad Autónoma Benito Juárez de Oaxaca; Miguel Ángel Porrúa, librero-editor, 2017. (Sociología) ISBN: 9786075241562 - Papers exemplifying current state of research on social resistance in Mexico and its manifestations from region to region, whether in resistance to invasion of multinational mining companies, drug trade violence, or imposition of damaging economic po…
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  •      Tatuajes en el muro escolar : antología de poesía. / selección y prólogo, Pepe Tachas ; ilustraciones, Jess Silva. Saltillo: Gobierno Municipal de Saltillo, Instituto Municipal de Cultura de Saltillo, 2017. ISBN: 9786078419296 - Anthology of poems by 10, 11 and 12 year olds studying in Mexican public schools of Saltillo. Created in literary workshop headed by children…
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  •     Leal, Juan Felipe. Los cines pueblan la Ciudad de México. / Juan Felipe Leal y Eduardo Barraza. Ciudad de México: Juan Pablos Editor; Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Dirección General de Actividades Cinematográficas; Voyeur, 2017. (Anales del Cine en México, 12) ISBN: 9786077700067 (Colección Anales del Cine en México, 1895-1911); 9786077114192 - Nineteenth in ongoing multi-volume year-by-year chronology of how cinema arrived in Mexico, and leading events, films, and characteristics of industry in each year. Each volume examines advances that gave year in question its characteristic tone, in…
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  •     Costero Garbarino, María Cecilia. Lo internacional y lo local : estudio de caso de Metalclad Corporation en Guadalcázar, San Luis Potosí, México. / María Cecilia Costero Garbarino. San Luis Potosí, S.L.P.: El Colegio de San Luis, 2017. (Colección Investigaciones) ISBN: 9786078500253 - Documents social, political and legal conflicts that resulted from actions of American landfill management firm that obtained authorization for hazardous waste dumping in Guadalajara, Mexico. Exemplifies recent trends in sub-national "para-diplomacy…
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  •      La democracia inhospitalaria : estudios multidisciplinarios sobre la vida pública en San Luis Potosí. / Patricio Rubio Ortiz, Hugo Alejandro Borjas García y Alejandro Chávez Segura, coordinadores. San Luis Potosí, S.L.P.: El Colegio de San Luis, 2017. (Colección Investigaciones) ISBN: 9786078500277 - Essays on changes (or lack thereof) experienced by citizens of San Luis Potosi's during years of "alternation" (i.e. variation of political party in power) from 1990 to present. Authors point to problems such as "hyper-politicization" of public spac…
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