La presencia del pasado

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Tusquests Editores Mexico, S.A. de C.V., 2005 - Mexico - 384 pages
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Through essays and images, this book tells of the different ways in which Mexico's past (the pre-Hispanic period, the conquest, the evangelization and the viceroyalty) was seen during the passionate, dramatic nineteenth century. It is a history peopled alike by the great figures of history and the humble heroes of historiography who were in charge of recovering the historical writings and documents of the country.

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Contents

Vidas históricas
13
La familia mestiza
15
La progenie de Cuauhtémoc
99
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Mexican writer Enrique Krauze is known for a series of short biographies of Mexican leaders such as Emiliano Zapata, Francisco Villa and Porfirio Diaz, as well as the book Mexico: Biography of Power, which traces the history of his homeland. He has written for publications such as the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and The New Republic, and was the co-editor of Vuelta.

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