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The Female Cacique

The Female Cacique

In this abridged excerpt of her book Mujeres en el cambio social del siglo XX mexicano (Siglo XXI, 2014), recently awarded the prestigious Premio Clavijero for its contribution to Mexican…
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Cuatro imágenes de Santiago

Cuatro imágenes de Santiago

A principios de los noventas nos invitaron a la Feria del Libro de Santiago a Federico Campbell y a mí. Era la primera vez que nos veíamos fuera de México…
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The Afterlife of Cotton: Los algodones

The Afterlife of Cotton: Los algodones

It was the summer Latinos became the majority in California; the same summer Donald Trump championed a flagrant anti-immigrant—and more specifically: anti-Mexican—agenda in trying to gain the presidential nomination of…
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Cultures

Cultures

In October 1841, Brantz Mayer, a thirty-two-year-old lawyer from Baltimore, Maryland, arrived in Mexico City to take his post as secretary to the US legation in Mexico.  His hotel, the…
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Cenizas de rosas

Cenizas de rosas

Durante los años noventa el panorama en México era muy complejo: el país estaba eufórico con el levantamiento del EZLN; un mundo virtual se miraba en el horizonte (aunque no…