MÉXICO PROFUNDO: Reclaiming a Civilization by. Guillermo Bonfil Batalla. Translated by Philip A. Dennis. University of Texas Press, Austin. Institute of Latin . México Profundo has ratings and 15 reviews. Elisa said: Guillermo Bonfil traza dos Méxicos diferentes en dos categorías bien definidas: 1) El Méxic. For Guillermo Bonfil Batalla, the remaining Indian communities, the “de- Indianized” rural mestizo communities, and vast sectors of the poor.
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Their lives and ways of understanding the world continue to be rooted in Mesoamerican civilization. Book ratings by Goodreads. Product details Format Paperback pages Batalla x x We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. The National Program and the Civilizational Project.
Bonfil called for a cultural pluralism where the pre-Columbian cultural patrimony and practices be implemented, and that the failed Western models be rejected, or at least that they share space with a pluralist culture where people depend on each other and not on the imaginary culture, the imaginary Mexico that has never existed.
A poignant juxtaposition between the imaginary societies colonialism intended to create and the resistance of the culturas profundas.
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Mexico Profundo : Reclaiming a Civilization
Prorundo and Imaginings of Citizenship in Latin America. To face the future successfully, argues Bonfil, Mexico must build on these strengths of Mesoamerican civilization, “one of the few original civilizations that humanity has created throughout all its history.
The book is not without its weaknesses, in my humble opinion. Mexico Profundo Guillermo Bonfil Batalla.
México Profundo: Reclaiming a Civilization
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E Camou rated it liked it Sep 21, It is imaginary not because it does not exist, but because it denies the cultural reality lived daily by most Mexicans. Profunco Civilization Denied 1.
A Land of Millenarian Civilization 2. This translation of a major work in Mexican anthropology argues that Mesoamerican civilization is an ongoing and undeniable force in contemporary Mexican life. June 28, Imprint: Jan 19, Pilar rated it it was amazing.
México Profundo: Reclaiming a Civilization by Guillermo Bonfil Batalla
Back cover copy This translation of a major work in Mexican anthropology argues that Mesoamerican civilization is an ongoing and undeniable force in contemporary Mexican life.
Batalla writes with clean and poetic prose, and the English translation is excellent, maintaining the tone of the original which is often difficult to attain for such a dense book. May 21, anabandana rated it really liked it Shelves: Human Rights in the Maya Region. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Their lives and ways of un This translation of a major work in Mexican anthropology argues that Mesoamerican civilization is an ongoing and undeniable force in contemporary Mexican life.
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