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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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.
Within the Mexico profundo there exists an enormous body of accumulated knowledge, as well as successful patterns for living together and adapting to the natural world. We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them. Or, get it for Kobo Super Points! Their lives and ways of understanding the world continue to be profunfo in Mesoamerican civilization.
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A Civilization Denied 1. For Guillermo Bonfil Batalla, the remaining Indian communities, the “de-Indianized” rural mestizo communities, and vast sectors of the poor urban population constitute the Mexico profundo. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
This is not an easy read but is very good if it is being read for a purpose. Ratings and Reviews 0 0 star ratings 0 reviews.
The thesis is clear and strongly supported. May 24, John rated it it was amazing.
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History and Language in the Andes. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Social Stratification and Guuillermo in Central Veracruz. Description This translation of a major work in Mexican anthropology argues that Mesoamerican civilization is an ongoing and undeniable force in contemporary Mexican life. Fighting Like a Community.
It is not an anthropological study, though it does describe the diverse cultures of Mexico.
A History of Portuguese Economic Thought. The Colonial Order 6. The book has provided me with as detailed an understanding for modern social movements in Mexico, including the Zapatistas, as any. University of Texas Press- Social Science – pages.
Mexico Profundo : Reclaiming a Civilization
Even with defeat of the Spaniards and Mexican independence the new ruling classes dismissed the Indigenous cultures as backward and inferior even with the Indigenismo of the and 30 did little to improve the Native peoples situation as the government was mostly concerned with the Mestizaje and how to incorporate the Native into the now Mestizo Mexican society by “redeeming the Indian with his disappearance” who many theorists at that time believed that it was the “Indian” that kept Mexico in poverty!!
Social Stratification in Central Mexico, Scarlett rated it really liked it Dec 22, 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.
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Finally, in his final solution, Batalla calls for a pluralistic society that involves both Western and indigenous knowledge and culture. Indigenous Peoples In Latin America. No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks!
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Batalla profnudo 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.