Cover

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Title Page, Copyright Page

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Contents

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p. v

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Acknowledgments

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p. vii

We are especially grateful to Malcolm Quantrill, who encouraged this project from the very beginning, when part of it was only a doctoral dissertation, and devoted countless hours in College Station and Queretaro to guiding it to completion. We thank him also for the academic exchanges he has promoted between our institutions, ...

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Introduction

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pp. ix-x

Mexico’s colonial cities retain many influences stemming from their pre-Hispanic and viceregal origins. These metropolitan centers are looking for ways to balance their historical heritage with modern themes of industrialization on a global scale and growth that, left unchecked, could destroy what is valuable from the past. ...

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Chapter 1. The Interaction of Space and Place: The Mexican Mixture

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pp. 1-73

Historically, Mexico is the result of a combination of and symbiosis between two major cultures: the pre-Hispanic and the Spanish. The old cultures that flourished in ancient Mexico—Toltec, Olmec, Mayan, Aztec, and others—occupied Mesoamerica as far back as several centuries B.C., and many ...

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Chapter 2. The Urban Evolution of the Colonial City: Queretaro, 1531–191

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pp. 74-105

In the four hundred years from its sixteenth-century founding to the start of the Mexican Revolution in 1910, the city of Queretaro’s urban structure, like that of other Mexican colonial cities, evolved significantly in terms of both physical space and morphology (type of urban layout, circulation, constructed elements, ...

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Chapter 3. From Revolution to Industrial Society: Queretaro, 1910 to the Modern Age

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pp. 106-156

Just when the city of Queretaro was going through a cycle of apparent urban improvement, the Porfirian era came to a sudden halt. Governor Gonz

Notes

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pp. 157-162

Bibliography

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pp. 163-170

Index

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pp. 171-182

Studies in Architecture and Culture

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p. 183