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Open Borders to a Revolution Culture, Politics, and Migration

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ISBN-10: 1935623125

ISBN-13: 9781935623120

Edition: 2013

Authors: Jaime Marroquin Arredondo, Magdalena Mieri, Adela Pineda Franco, May Fife Kohn

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Open Borders to a Revolution is a collective enterprise studying the immediate and long-lasting effects of the Mexican Revolution in the United States in such spheres as diplomacy, politics, and intellectual thought. It marks both the bicentennial of Latin America’s independence from Spain and the centennial of the Mexican Revolution, an anniversary with significant relevance for American history. The Smithsonian partnered with several institutions and organized a series of cultural events, among them an academic symposium whose program was envisioned and developed by the editors of this volume: "Creating an Archetype: The Influence of the Mexican Revolution in the United States." The…    
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List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press
Publication date: 5/7/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 289
Size: 5.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Traveling Borders
Interview with John Womack, Jr.
From Antagonism to Accord: The Controversy over the Mexican Revolution in the Political Culture of the United States
Mexico's Revolutionary Art and the United States, 1920-1940: A Friendly Invasion
Brown, Black, and Blues: Miguel Covarrubias and Carlos Ch�vez in the United States and Mexico (1923-1953)
Hollywood Villa and the Vicissitudes of Cross-Cultural Encounters
Fallen Utopias: The Mexican Revolution in Katherine Anne Porter's
Anita Brenner and the Jewish Roots of Mexico's Postrevolutionary National Identity
Living Borders
Mexican Americans and the Novel of the Mexican Revolution
Charting the Legacy of the Revolution: How the Mexican Revolution Transformed El Paso's Cultural and Urban Landscape
On the Banks of the Future: Ciudad Ju�rez and El Paso in the Mexican Revolution
Reveling in Patriotism: Celebrating America on the U.S.-Mexico Border during the Mexican Revolution
Pancho Villa's Head: The Mexican Revolution in the Chicano Theatrical Imagination
An Open Letter from an Artist to a Mexican Crime Cartel Boss
Afterword: Revolutionary Encounters of the Transnational Kind: Cross-Border Collaborations, Border Thinking, and the Politics of Mexican Nation-State Formation
Contributors
Index