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Viewing four centuries of art and architecture anew through the lens of cosmopolitanism, this pathfinding book explores how Mexican visual culture presents an ongoing process of negotiation between the local and the global.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. pp. 1-1
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  1. Title Page, Copyright, Dedication
  2. pp. 2-7
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. ix-x
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. 1-25
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  1. 1. Vernacular Cosmopolitanism: Sigüenza y Góngora’s Teatro de Virtudes Políticas
  2. pp. 26-67
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  1. 2. Castas, Monstrous Bodies, and Soft Buildings
  2. pp. 68-102
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  1. 3. Experiments in the Representationof National Identity: The Pavilion of Mexico in the 1889 Universal Exposition in Paris a nd the Palacio de Bellas Artes
  2. pp. 103-140
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  1. 4. Of Ruins and Ghosts: The Social Functions of Pre-Hispanic Antiquity in Nineteenth-Century Mexico
  2. pp. 141-172
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  1. 5. Traces of the Past: Reevaluating Eclecticism in Nineteenth-Century Mexican Architecture
  2. pp. 173-193
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  1. 6. Visualizing the Future: Estridentismo, Technology, and Art
  2. pp. 194-220
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  1. 7. Re-creating the Past: Ignacio Marquina’s Reconstruction of the Templo Mayor de Tenochtitlan
  2. pp. 221-273
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  1. 8. Transnational Culture at the End of the Millennium: Rafael Lozano-Hemmer’s “Relational Architectures”
  2. pp. 274-300
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  1. Conclusion
  2. pp. 301-304
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 305-372
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  1. References
  2. pp. 373-418
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 419-438
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  1. Image Plates
  2. pp. 450-465
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780292745360
Related ISBN
9780292745353
MARC Record
OCLC
863486146
Pages
464
Launched on MUSE
2013-10-30
Language
English
Open Access
No
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