Red, White, and Green : The Maturing of Mexicanidad, 1940-1946

Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 1999-03-01
Publisher(s): Texas Western Pr
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This book explores how the arts--film, ballet, music, fine art, and publishing--were used by the Mexican state in its quest for national unity and identity during the presidency of Manuel Avila Camacho (1940-1946).

Table of Contents

Introduction 1(10)
Prelude: Cardenismo
The Politics of Avilacamachismo: National Unity, Internationalism, and Young Intellectuals
Avilacamachismo, Culture, and the Role of SEP
Art and Architecture
Carlos Chavez: Avatar of Avilacamachismo
Female Archetypes of Change
Bodies, Visions, and Sounds: The Emergence of Mexican Women in Culture
The Legacy of Avilacamachismo
Notes 191(20)
Bibliography 211(12)
Index 223

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