Sunday, August 1, 2010

Joanne Hershfeld's "Imagining la chica moderna: Women, Nation, and Visual Culture in Mexico: 1917 – 1940" - By Francine A’Ness (e-misférica)

Most studies of post-revolutionary Mexico focus on government efforts to unify a divided country through the creation of a shared national identity, the so-called mexicanidad.  But the state-generated discourses of mexicanidad intersected constantly with market forces and advertising campaigns targeted to different sectors of the population, such as middle-class women  ... read more

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