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Winter 2022
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Norah L. A. Gharala
This article focuses on how women of African descent responded to colonial taxation. From the sixteenth to the eighteenth centuries, free Afrodescendants were subject to a royal tribute tax based on their African ancestry. This tribute was also ...
Marloes Mekenkamp
This article looks at how criminal agents aim to gain legitimacy within the context of the War on Drugs in Mexico. More precisely, it explores the narrative of legitimization presented in Me dicen “el más loco” , an autobiography of Nazario Moreno ...
Axel G. Elías Jiménez
This article uses the 1968 Olympic Games as a lens to explore everyday forms of citizenship and nation building in Mexico City. To do so, it contrasts the political objectives of the federal government and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) ...

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Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos is a bilingual, international scholarly journal dedicated to providing a unique and essential forum for the dissemination of cutting-edge research relating to Mexico, broadly defined. Analyzing cultural, historical, political, social, economic, artistic, and scientific factors, and engaging a range of disciplinary frameworks, fields and approaches, articles contribute to understanding and knowledge of contemporary and historical issues.

ISSN: 0742-9797         eISSN: 1533-8320

Frequency: Triannual – February, August, November

Editor: Christian Zlolniski, University of Texas at Arlington 

MS/EM Early-Career Article Award

MS/EM is pleased to announce an award for the best article by an early-career scholar published in 2020-2021. See nomination instructions.

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