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Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos (2021) 37 (2): 232–262.
Published: 01 August 2021
... relationship between modernization and the racialization of space, which Cuarón’s film Roma later captured for a global audience. Pacheco’s depictions of a spatialized interaction between social classes in mid-twentieth-century Colonia Roma, I argue, offer an archeology of space, race, class, and modernity...
Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos (2017) 33 (2): 192–219.
Published: 01 August 2017
... Ceasarism charisma modernity peace political rituals Porfirio Díaz Las Fiestas de la Paz Ritualidad, cesarismo y modernidad en Me´xico en el arranque del siglo xx Lara Campos Pe´rez Escuela Nacional de Biblioteconom ´a y Archivonom ´a, Ciudad de Me´xico Este art´ culo analiza las Fiestas de la...
Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos (2015) 31 (1): 88–124.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Amanda M. López In 1909, the Mexico City Department of Public Works installed two crematory ovens in the capital’s municipal cemetery, the Panteón de Dolores, in culmination of a late nineteenth-century campaign by officials that advocated cremation as a modern and hygienic form of burial for all...
Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos (2014) 30 (1): 31–70.
Published: 01 February 2014
... in 1914. Read as a whole, and examined in light of Mexico's historical relationship to copies and unidentified artists and the problem of the copy in art history generally, the Urrutia collection illuminates issues central to modern Mexican visual culture, particularly the flexible relationship between...
Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos (2011) 27 (2): 431–448.
Published: 01 August 2011
... through puberty during the term of Mexican president Miguel Alemán (1946–52). For Pacheco, Carlitos represents the modernization of Mexican society and culture. This modernization implies a supposed awakening of consciousness that stipulates that Mexicans are lacking when compared to the plenitude found...
Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos (2011) 27 (1): 177–205.
Published: 01 February 2011
...Daniela di Piramo Modernity has long been under attack: eminent scholars, including Heidegger, Derrida, Lyotard, and Foucault, have engaged in intense critiques involving the dominance of ideology, the use of language, and the role of reason in modernity. Heavily critical of vanguards and “armchair...
Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos (2010) 26 (2): 251–289.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Michael Matthews This study examines representations of the railroad in art, poetry, and literature printed in publications targeting middle- and upper-class audiences. It uses these sources to investigate how elite groups viewed the process of change spurred by the rapid modernization that defined...
Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos (2010) 26 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 February 2010
... archive, the article demonstrates that news executives and government officials pursued a similar goal—to portray the country as modern, orderly, and peaceful. At the same time, through the use of alternative sources of media, students delivered their messages to the public, telling a much different story...
Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos (2007) 23 (1): 63–100.
Published: 01 February 2007
...Mark Overmyer-Velázquez This article explores the relationship between the photographic regimentation of sex workers and ideas of modernity in Porfirian Oaxaca City, Mexico. In particular, it examines the development of the commercial sex trade and how it played an integral role in the construction...
Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos (2007) 23 (1): 101–123.
Published: 01 February 2007
...Emily Wakild This article argues that governmental modernization strategies in Mexico during the Porfiriato relied on calculated manipulations of nature. Using examples of urban gardens, public parks, and drainage works, this article explains how Porfirian scientists José Yves Limantour and Miguel...