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Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. 2019; 353382–407 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/msem.2019.35.3.382
Published: 01 November 2019
... heterosexual romance and marriage between people from different sectors of society. These novels do the opposite because they view romances between Mexican elites and foreign Others as antithetical to the nation-building project of official mestizaje. As such, both Torres Bodet and Cañedo depict those men who...
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Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. 2019; 35161–87 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/msem.2019.35.1.61
Published: 01 February 2019
...Jaclyn Ann Sumner This article examines how Próspero Cahuantzi, governor of Tlaxcala from 1885–1911, claimed his Indigenous heritage. Cahuantzi asserted his Indigenousness by contributing to the Porfirian administration’s nation-building campaigns, which glorified Mexico’s Indigenous past. The...
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Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. 2013; 292335–365 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/msem.2013.29.2.335
Published: 01 August 2013
... industries. From the beginning, communications specialists used radio for state and nation building, especially in the hinterlands. The Revolution briefly shifted the focus of wireless experts away from the frontiers and toward warfare; however, the upheaval actually expanded the number of wireless devices...
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Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. 2019; 353352–381 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/msem.2019.35.3.352
Published: 01 November 2019
... Indigenous peoples as communities on which to build the nation-state.10 While that vision was perhaps never realized, the popular origins of mestizo horsemen eventually did materialize into an ideology. Ranchero and chinaco figures as idealized mestizos developed at first from popular reading. They were only...
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Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. 2016; 32156–82 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/mex.2016.32.1.56
Published: 01 February 2016
... económica historia legal Revolutionary Paths: Motor Roads, Economic Development, and National Sovereignty in 1920s and 1930s Mexico Michael Kirkland Bess* Centro de Investigacio´n y Docencia Econo´micas Through an examination of the political and legal debates over the role of road building in Mexico...
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Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. 2019; 353408–438 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/msem.2019.35.3.408
Published: 01 November 2019
... academic e´migre´s who arrived in Mexico during the Ca´rdenas administration. This meeting of cross-border subjects allows us not only to complicate our understanding of exiles, but also to recognize the need for observing political and cultural processes as steeped in dynamics that transcend national...
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Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. 2019; 353300–326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/msem.2019.35.3.300
Published: 01 November 2019
... posicionan frente a los argumentos de dichas autoras. Ve´anse, por ejemplo, Irigoin y Grafe, Bargaining for Absolutism: A Spanish Path to Nation-State and Empire Building , Hispanic American Historical Review 88, n. 2 (2008): 173 209; Grafe, Distant Tyranny. Markets, Power, and Backwardness in Spain, 1650...
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Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. 2019; 352204–230 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/msem.2019.35.2.204
Published: 01 August 2019
... structural framework for explaining the interactions between two nation states in a context of asymmetry, three further reasons make this case significant: Firstly, the diplomatic crisis was unique, because it involved all four concepts of sovereignty (as typified by Stephen Krasner): legal international...
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Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. 2019; 352143–170 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/msem.2019.35.2.143
Published: 01 August 2019
... Earl Weeks, Building the Continental Empire: American Expansionism from the Revolution to the Civil War (Chicago: Ivan Dee, 1996); Walter Nugent, Habits of Empire: A History of American Expansion (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2008); Steven Hahn, A Nation without Borders: The United States and its World...
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Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. 2019; 3511–4 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/msem.2019.35.1.1
Published: 01 February 2019
... contributed to the Porfirian administration s nation-building campaigns. His actions included collecting, disseminating, and protecting Indigenous artifacts and giving speeches in Nahuatl at the Eleventh International Congress of Americanists (Mexico City, 1895). In the final article, Hacer sonar la tradicio...
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Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. 2018; 343347–377 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/msem.2018.34.3.347
Published: 01 November 2018
... aspect in binational relations. Notions regarding freedom of the skies and freedom of aerial transit came into conflict with those concerning the territorial sovereignty of nations. In the case of aircraft crossing international boundaries, an entirely new body of legislation and precedents had to be...
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Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. 2018; 343305–346 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/msem.2018.34.3.305
Published: 01 November 2018
... to altering the painterly tradi- tions of the nineteenth century. Throughout the late-nineteenth century, conservative clergymen and liberal politicians, engaged in the task of nation building, had advocated for art works that repre- sented moral, patriotic, and civic values.70 Artists thus produced...
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Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. 2018; 343403–405 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/msem.2018.34.3.403
Published: 01 November 2018
... appeals to revolutionary nationalism that animated so much of Ca´rdenista poli- tics, hopes that migration abroad could prove economically and culturally constructive for the nation, and quieter planning to prepare for the resumption of repatriation waves, the Mexican government s response from 1934 1940...
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Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. 2018; 342254–257 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/msem.2018.34.2.254
Published: 01 August 2018
... Jose´ Vasconcelos as the two most important intel- lectuals of mestizo nationalism, but Chang argues that their impact in Mexico in the second half of the 1920s and early 1930s was limited, due to their absence from the country. Instead, Chang focuses on the politically organized anti-chinistas whose...
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Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. 2018; 342218–249 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/msem.2018.34.2.218
Published: 01 August 2018
...Eric C. Jones; Diana Luque; Arthur D. Murphy In the state of Sonora, the 2009 Hermosillo ABC Day Care Center fire and the 2014 Cananea copper mine spill highlighted how deregulation and divestiture of state services by the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) and the National Action Party (PAN...
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Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. 2018; 342143–164 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/msem.2018.34.2.143
Published: 01 August 2018
... (Instituto Tecnolo´gico Auto´nomo de Mexico);10 the Marte R. Go´mez papers in his daughter s private residence;11 and the Gonzalo Robles papers in the General National Archive of Mexico (Archivo General de la Nacio´n). Still other sources, such as the oral histories employed in the final section of this...
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Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. 2018; 342165–190 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/msem.2018.34.2.165
Published: 01 August 2018
... from the United States,4 mainly owing to the close physical proximity and strong economic ties between the two nations.5 Over the past twenty years, remittances to Mexico have skyrocketed, increasing by more than 800%, adjusted for inflation. In the late 1990s, the annual amount remitted was estimated...
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Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. 2018; 341132–133 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/msem.2018.34.1.132
Published: 01 February 2018
... Eastern U.S.-Mexico Border. James David Nichols. Lincoln, NE: The University of Nebraska Press, 2018. The Mexican Heartland: How Communities Shaped Capitalism, a Nation, and World History, 1500 2000. John Tutino. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2018. Mexicans in Alaska: An Ethnography of...
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Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. 2018; 34189–117 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/msem.2018.34.1.89
Published: 01 February 2018
... Reyes essay and Ernest Renan s writing to address Reyes appropriation of the Pre-Hispanic past.15 Williams points out that Reyes was following the example of Renan, who stressed that oblivion and historical misappropriations of the past are justified in a nation-building process, and believed that to...
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Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. 2018; 34163–88 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/msem.2018.34.1.63
Published: 01 February 2018
... porvenir de Elena Garro (Me´xico: UNAM/ IIF, 2004), Amalia Gladhart, Present Absence: Memory and Narrative in Los recuerdos del porvenir Hispanic Review 73.1 (Winter 2005): 91 111, Jean Franco, On the Impossibility of Antigone and the Inevitability of La Malinche: Rewriting the National Allegory in...