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Crafting Mexico : intellectuals, artisans, and the state after the revolution / Rick A. López.

By: López, Rick Anthony.
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Publisher: Durham [NC] : Duke University Press, 2010Description: 1 online resource (x, 408 pages) : illustrations, map.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780822391739; 0822391732.Subject(s): Mexico -- Politics and government -- 20th century | Popular culture -- Mexico -- History -- 20th century | Nationalism -- Mexico -- History -- 20th century | National characteristics, Mexican | Mexico -- Intellectual life -- 20th century | HISTORY -- Latin America -- Mexico | Intellectual life | National characteristics, Mexican | Nationalism | Politics and government | Popular culture | Mexico | HISTORY / Latin America / Mexico | 1900-1999Genre/Form: Electronic books. | History.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Crafting Mexico.DDC classification: 972.08/2 LOC classification: F1234 | .L87 2010Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Introduction: nation formation, popular art, and the search for a Mexican aesthetic -- Ethnicizing the nation : the India Bonita Contest of 1921 -- Popular art and the staging of Indianness -- Foreign-Mexican collaboration, 1920/1940 -- The postrevolutionary cultural project, 1916/1938 -- The museum and the market, 1929/1948 -- Formulating a state policy toward popular art, 1937/1974 -- The "unbroken tradition" of Olinalá from the Aztecs through the revolution -- Transnational renaissance and local power struggles, 1920s to 1950s -- The road to Olinalá
Summary: Addresses how a Mexican national identity came to be constructed after the Revolution of 1910 and how that identity became "ethnicized" as Indian, in part through the elevation of indigenous handicrafts as icons of Mexicanness.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction: nation formation, popular art, and the search for a Mexican aesthetic -- Ethnicizing the nation : the India Bonita Contest of 1921 -- Popular art and the staging of Indianness -- Foreign-Mexican collaboration, 1920/1940 -- The postrevolutionary cultural project, 1916/1938 -- The museum and the market, 1929/1948 -- Formulating a state policy toward popular art, 1937/1974 -- The "unbroken tradition" of Olinalá from the Aztecs through the revolution -- Transnational renaissance and local power struggles, 1920s to 1950s -- The road to Olinalá

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Addresses how a Mexican national identity came to be constructed after the Revolution of 1910 and how that identity became "ethnicized" as Indian, in part through the elevation of indigenous handicrafts as icons of Mexicanness.

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<p>Rick A. López is Associate Professor of History at Amherst College.</p>

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